With this research guide for teachers and students, we get a head start on the projects the 2015-16 school year may bring. This year the theme of National History Day is “Exploration, Encounter, and Exchange in History."
Coming from a background in art, I spent most of my graduate career working in archives at institutions whose focus was primarily in art and photography. So, it is not surprising that I was instantly drawn to the newspapers, postcards, cartoons, and greeting cards because of their visual appeal. While completing a copy-cataloging assignment for the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site Collection, I stumbled upon four postcards that I was drawn to.
Every summer, interns from around the country join us in our work on the TR Digital Library. We often ask them to share their experiences in the blog. Jean Nudell takes a look back at the use of campaign pins in the political process.
Every summer interns from around the country join us in our work on the TR Digital Library. We often ask them to share their experiences in the blog. Jared Ward used StoryMap to create a digital narrative of TR's speeches in the spring and summer of 1903. It was a strenuous schedule.
In preparation for our 10th annual symposium this fall, we’ve prepared a collection of items from the digital library related to the symposium theme, “Theodore Roosevelt and the Law.”