The Great Depression
Links to primary sources and teaching activities related to the Great Depression.
Pat Nixon's Gardens
Learn about First Lady Pat Nixon's contributions to the White House Garden Tour and the gardens of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.
National Vietnam War Veterans Day
March 29, 2021 marks National Vietnam War Veterans Day. We have added new links to learning resources about the United States' involvement in the Vietnam War.
Pat Nixon, the Girl Scouts, and the Spirit of Volunteerism
In honor of First Lady Pat Nixon's birthday and the founding of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America in 1912, we have added links to educational resources to our website.
Pat Nixon, First Lady of the United States
In honor of First Lady Pat Nixon's birthday, we have added education resources about her life and contributions as First Lady.
International Women's Day
In celebration of International Women's Day on March 8th, we have added links to educational resources to our website. Click the links to learn more!
Teaching Resources Related to the American Presidents
Links to primary resources and teaching activities related to the Presidents throughout American history.
The 50th Anniversary of the Nixon White House Taping System
On February 16, 1971, the taping system was installed in the Nixon White House. Learn more about the history of White House recordings dating back to President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
New Immigration and Black History Month Education Resources
We've added links to new National Archives education resources on the topics of immigration and Black History Month.
A Secret Visit
February 3, 2021, marks the 50th anniversary of Jaqueline Kennedy Onassis's only visit to the White House since leaving the residence on December 6, 1963. Accompanied by her children Caroline, 13, and John, 10, the intimate 1971 visit was personally planned by First Lady Pat Nixon with the utmost care given to the privacy of the former first family. The occasion involved unveiling the finished Presidential and First Lady portraits of John F. Kennedy and Jaqueline Bouvier Kennedy by artist Aaron Shikler, which were commissioned in 1961.