Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum closed on March 13, 2020, until further notice. The Education and Public Programs Team at the Nixon Library is pleased to remind you that the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) continues to be an excellent source for entertaining content, historical research and instructional needs! Simply follow the links below for additional information:
The Bill of Rights and Expanding Rights in America
Bill of Rights; 9/25/1789; Enrolled Acts and Resolutions of Congress, 1789 - 2011; General Records of the United States Government, Record Group 11; National Archives Building, Washington, DC. NAID: 1408042
December 15th is Bill of Rights Day. The National Archives is commemorating the ratification of the first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution by sharing documents and activities related to protecting and expanding rights in America. Through DocsTeach.org, explore primary sources and teaching activities related to freedom of speech, the right to petition, protests and demonstrations, and more! Click on the link below for additional information:
DocsTeach in the Classroom: International Holocaust Remembrance Day Webinar 2021
Photograph 111-SC-207907; These Jewish children are on their way to Palestine after having been released from the Buchenwald Concentration Camp. The girl on the left is from Poland, the boy in the center from Latvia, and the girl on right from Hungary; 6/5/1945; Photographs of American Military Activities, ca. 1918 - ca. 1981; Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, Record Group 111; National Archives at College Park, College Park, MD. NAID: 531300
Join the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the U.S. National Archives Jan. 7th or Jan. 13th, 2021, for a webinar on American responses to the refugee crisis and to the Holocaust in the 1930s and 1940s. This professional development webinar, which will cover the same material on two different dates and times, will be particularly valuable to teachers of English and Language Arts and Social Studies. Webinar registration and additional information can be found on the link below.
Once again, the Nixon Library and the National Archives are set to embark on our weekly Twitter series for educators using the hashtag #ArchivesForEducators. Starting Jan. 11, 2021, through March 29th, sit in with us every Monday from 12:00 - 12:30 pm (PST) for topics relating to the Holocaust, immigration, Black History, presidents, sports, WWII and post war life, women's history, the Cold War, and the Vietnam War. Join us via the link below.
Be sure to stay tuned for regular updates from the Nixon Library Education and Public Programs Team.
Please feel free to contact us at NixonEducation@nara.gov if you have any questions.
The Nixon Library Education and Public Programs Team