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Battlefield Markers & Monuments: Yorktown Monument - A Victim of Another War

It was early in the war, in the spring of 1862 when the armies converged on Yorktown, Virginia.  The fact that many had not yet seen combat and been hardened to the realities of war, combined with the surge of patriotism at finding themselves at Yorktown, are reflected in numerous soldier’s accounts. 1,251 more words

Battlefields & Historic Places

LGBT+ History Month: Browsing The Ladder

Happy LGBT+ History Month! It’s a great time to be a queer history omnivore, with more and more books, articles, documentaries, and films being produced and made widely available, than in years past.  630 more words

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Trial: Adam Matthew Digital Collections

We have trial access for several collections from Adam Matthew Digital specializing in online primary source collections for the humanities and social sciences until 11/8/17 . 365 more words

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5 graphic organizers you’re probably not using but should be

Most of you are already familiar with the idea of document analysis worksheets. These sorts of tools are perfect for scaffolding historical thinking skills for your kids. 842 more words

Best Practice

How to get started with your family history FREE

You may be interested in your family history but don’t know where to start or don’t know if you will enjoy the work that is put into it. 1,239 more words

Genealogy

Politico: The JFK Document Dump Could Be a Fiasco

Politico: The JFK Document Dump Could Be a Fiasco. “Within the next two weeks, the National Archives is legally obligated to release the last of thousands of secret documents from government files about the assassination, most of them from the CIA, FBI and the Justice Department. 45 more words

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