October 15, 2019

Unlocking the Power of Primary Sources: Free Online Conference

This teacher conference will run October 27-28 from 4-8 EST. The keynote speaker is the distinguished photographer Carol Highsmith, who will discuss her decades-long project of documenting the United States. This first-ever online educator conference will feature 15 one-hour sessions on diverse range of topics from literacy and historical thinking to historic newspapers and the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Each session will be recorded and certificates will also be available for a limited time to … [Read more...]

Featured Image: Cedar and wood carvings

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Today in History: Benjamin Henry Latrobe

Today in History–May 1–the Library of Congress features Benjamin Henry Latrobe, born on this day in 1764. Find out more about early American engineer and architect who helped plan the U.S. Capitol and the White House and many more influential buildings by visiting the Today in History section, then follow the links below to access primary sources about Latrobe and architecture. Benjamin Henry Latrobe drawings & plans Benjamin Henry Latrobe correspondence Benjamin Henry Latrobe … [Read more...]

Featured Image: Glacier National Park

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