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The Civil War Told by Those Who Lived It (Library of America)

Library of America:
The Civil War Told by Those Who Lived It

“Hundreds of selections from scores of eyewitnesses, both North and South, in the heat of battle and at the home front, from November 1860 to June 1865.”  57 more words


Online Primary Sources: Early Explorations of the United States

The last posting dealt with Australia; this one pertains to the various explorations undertaken between 1000A.D. and the 19th century. Needless to say, this is not a comprehensive listing, but this is an enumeration of some sites I have found helpful and educational. 120 more words

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Exploring “The Star Spangled Banner” with Fourth Graders--And Having a Teacher Evaluation at the Same Time

By Suzanne Costner, School Library Media Specialist, Fairview Elementary School, Blount County, Tennessee

This year, Southern Rambles will publish occasional posts from the Center for Historic Preservation’s partners and former students. 1,427 more words

Tip of the Week: Personalized PD with the LOC

Complete the following sentence in your head.

Every workshop I attend should . . .

My first thought?

include snacks and very large Diet Pepsi. 569 more words


Online Primary Sources: Early Explorations of Australia

The good folks at Project Gutenberg Australia have produced Journals of Australian Land and Sea Explorers and Discoverers, a site that contains among other writings the work of James Cook, William Dampier, Matthew Flinders, and Phillip King. 42 more words

Naval History

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One of my favourite scenes from the painted pillar in Faversham parish church – the Annunciation to the Shepherds

Photograph: by Imogen Corrigan

Last night I joined more than a hundred other people who had come out to hear Professor Richard Gameson give a lecture at the Canterbury Cathedral Archives for the local branch of the Historical Association. 581 more words