May 11, 2022

Featured Source: It’s Leap Year, Boys!

The Fairmont West Virginian. (Fairmont, W. Va.), 01 Jan. 1916. Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. Articles Liner Persia Is Sunk off Crete; Life Loss May be Three Hundred Prosperity for the Nation; Victory for the Party in 1916, Says Hatfield Enthusiastic Reception in Fairmont for the New Year Stewart Vincent Killed on B. & O. Anti-Booze Order Reaches Fairmont First Military Ball a Success Schools Reopen Monday Morning Holiday Dinner for … [Read more...]

Featured Source: A Happy New Year 1914

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Primary Source Spotlight: Holidays

Celebrate with these primary source collections! New Year's Day Valentine's Day St. Patrick's Day April Fools' Day Easter Easter images A Slovak Easter Song Easter hymns Arbor Day Earth Day Mother's Day Memorial Day Father's Day Independence Day Labor Day Columbus Day primary source collection Halloween primary source collection Veteran's Day Thanksgiving Hanukkah Christmas Kwanzaa Dream Keeper, Kwanzaa full image Dream … [Read more...]

Primary Source Spotlight: New Year’s

New Year images The day after short film New Year song recordings New Year sheet music New Year books & other texts New Year's books & articles New Year's Eve historical newspaper coverage New Year's Day historical newspaper coverage Select historical newspaper articles: Mummer's New Year Parade (modern-day Mummer's Parade info) Library New Year's blog posts Primary Sources for Musical Learning: Comparing Arrangements of Auld Lang Syne Teaching with the … [Read more...]