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.
New Education Resources - Teaching the Holocaust
The United Nations recognizes January 27, 2021, as International Holocaust Day of Remembrance. The National Archives, in partnership with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM), recently assembled information featuring historical documents on U.S. immigration and refugee policy during World War II and the Holocaust that can be used in your classroom. Through primary resources via DocsTeach and additional resources from the USHMM, your students can learn to analyze selected documents from our holdings as well as explore a multitude of other features such as exploring audio and visual recordings and viewing online exhibits.
Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
In observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we links to information resources on African American heritage, Martin Luther King, Jr., the Civil Rights Movement, and the March on Washington.
The Nixon and Disney Newsletter - PART 3!
The third installment of the Nixon/Disney newsletter explores Foreign Policy, Mouseketeers in the White House, and Walt Disney World.
New Education and Public Resources for 2021!
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum remains closed but we have added links to new information resources to learn more about the American Presidency, exploring the nation's capital, Washington, D.C., and the weekly DocsTeach #ArchivesForEducators Twitter series.
New Bill of Rights Day and International Holocaust Remembrance Day Education Resources
We've added new information resources for Bill of Rights Day and International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Click the links to learn more!
50th Anniversary of the Blue Lake Bill H.R. 471
December 15, 2020, marks the 50th anniversary of the signing of Bill H.R. 471/Public Law 91-550, known as "Return of the Blue Lake Act." We have created a new information resource for information about the signing as well and President Nixon and American Indian rights.
New Education and Public Resources from the National Archives and Records Administration
NARA has additional resources on the topics of the Progressive Era, the 1920s, immigration, a Changing America, and American Indians and Native Heritage.