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in partnership with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM), recently assembled information featuring historical documents on U.S. immigration and refugee policy during World War II and the Holocaust that can be used in your classroom.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.
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.
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 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.
The Nixon and Disney Newsletter - PART 2!
The second part of our Nixon and Disney newsletter takes us through 1968-1969.
Commemorate Veterans Day
FREE ADMISSION - Veterans Day Wednesday, November 11, 2020
The Nixon Foundation is partnering with the American Red Cross and Toys for Tots to commemorate Veterans Day at the Nixon Library on November 11, 2020. Register to donate blood in the name of a veteran, and donate a toy to a child in need. Admission to the Library is free all day in recognition of the service and sacrifices of American service members.
Commemorating Veterans Day
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 will mark the 101st anniversary of Armistice Day. Amended in 1938 and renamed to Veterans Day so it includes all who have served in the United States Armed Forces, Veterans Day serves as a day of reflection and recognition. The Nixon Library Education and Public Programs Team hopes to provide a brief history of this National Holiday, information about how the policies of President Nixon's administration supported Veterans and to give you the opportunity to participate in four socially distanced, virtual events produced for and by our local community.