September 16, 2021

The Latest News, Events, Opportunities, Resources & PD from the Library & TPS Consortium

News & Events NEWS Library Congress.gov New, Tip, and Top  Access TPS Consortium Are We Safer Today? Documentary & Interactive Digital Companion Curriculum Naptown Media will use oral history recordings of 9-11 Commission members made at the Indiana University Center on Representative Government and other film to create the documentary “Are We Safer Today?” The Center will create a free interactive digital companion curriculum. The project is sponsored by the … [Read more...]

The Latest News, Events, Opportunities, Resources & PD from the Library & TPS Consortium

News & Events NEWS Library Congress.gov New, Tip, and Top  Access July | Access August TPS Consortium Upcoming Launch for new Voices for Suffrage Game Chapter In this second game chapter, players will team up with either the National Woman Suffrage Association or the American Woman Suffrage Association and make decisions using primary sources that align closest with their parties goals. | Stay tuned End of August, 2021 Upcoming Launch for NHD Guide to Student … [Read more...]

Timely Connections: The Tulsa Race Massacre Then and Now

The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, or the Attack on Greenwood, was, and remains, one of the bloodiest outbreaks of racist violence in U.S. history. The incident began with the arrest of a young black man on May 31, was incited by an inflammatory report in the May 31 edition of the Tulsa Tribune, and ended around 24 hours later after white rioters looted and burned the prosperous black community on June 1. In the aftermath, dozens of city blocks were razed, hundreds killed, and thousands left … [Read more...]

Analyzing Primary Sources: Event Happenings

This graphic organizer can be used to analyze images that capture an event. The Who, What, Where, When, Why and How are good guides for framing and understanding an aspect of an event and to help with identifying areas for further research. Download the worksheet More primary source analysis strategies Analyzing Primary Sources: Close Observation & Purposeful Questions Analyzing Primary Sources: Close Reading Markup Strategies Analyzing Primary Sources: Image Sequencing … [Read more...]