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Archive of materials from Teddy Roosevelt.

Dec 03, 2018


Theodore Roosevelt’s Life Documented Through Primary Sources

Thousands of intimate records from Theodore Roosevelt’s life are now available in a digital archive compiled by the Library of Congress. According to the library, its collection of Roosevelt’s papers has become the world’s largest, with 276,000 documents and more than 460,000 images from his time as governor of New York, his days as a cavalry officer in the Spanish–American War, and his role as president in the early 1900s.

Art design award

Dec 03, 2018


Award for Applying History of Design in Education

The Smithsonian Libraries is calling for applications for the 2019 Neville-Pribram Mid-Career Educators Award. The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Library in New York is the host location for 2019.

Civil liberties and human rights prize.

Dec 03, 2018


Essay Contest on Issues Related to Human Rights

The Kemper Human Rights Education Foundation is offering a $1,000 first prize and a $500 second prize to high school students in the United States who are judged to have written the best answers to a question on American civil liberties and human rights.

Learn about holiday traditions.

Dec 03, 2018


Winter Holiday Videos

PBS LearningMedia’s All About the Holidays is a collection of short videos exploring the history and significance behind Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa.

Student documentary prize

Dec 03, 2018


National Student Video Documentary Competition

StudentCam is C-SPAN’s video documentary competition that encourages students to think critically about issues affecting their communities and the nation. This year students in grades 6-12 are asked to create a short (five- to six-minute) video documentary.

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