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Educator's Learning Page of the Library of Congress     View
Through a variety of Educators' Programs, the Library of Congress Learning Page shows educators how they can use American Memory resources in the classroom.

A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates     View
"A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation consists of a linked set of published congressional records of the United States of America from the Continental Congress through the 43rd Congress, 1774-1875. It includes the Journals of the Continental Congr ...

From Slavery to Freedom: The African-American Pamphlet Collection, 1824-1909     View
"Presents 397 pamphlets from the Rare Book and Special Collections Division, published from 1824 through 1909, by African-American authors and others who wrote about slavery, African colonization, Emancipation, Reconstruction, and related topics. The ...

American Folklife Center, Library of Congress: Omaha Indian Music     View
???Omaha Indian Music features traditional Omaha music from the 1890s and 1980s. The multiformat ethnographic field collection contains 44 wax cylinder recordings collected by Francis La Flesche and Alice Cunningham Fletcher between 1895 and 1897, ...

America at Work, America at Leisure: Motion Pictures from 1894 - 1915     View
"Work, school, and leisure activities in the United States from 1894 to 1915 are featured in this presentation of 150 motion pictures... Highlights include films of the United States Postal Service from 1903, cattle breeding, fire fighters, ice manuf ...

African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920     View
"This collection consists of 1,305 pieces of African-American sheet music dating from 1850 through 1920. The collection includes many songs from the heyday of antebellum black face minstrelsy in the 1850s and from the abolitionist movement of the sam ...

Westward by Sea: A Maritime Perspective on American Expansion, 1820-1890     View
"This selection of items from Mystic Seaport's archival collections includes logbooks, diaries, letters, business papers, and published narratives of voyages and travels. The unique maritime perspective of these materials offers a rich look at the ev ...

The Learning Page     View
This site was created by the Library of Congress (LC) to assist teachers is using the American Memory Collections, an online archive of over 100 collections of rare and unique items important to America???s heritage, to teach history and culture. The ...

American Treasures of the Library of Congress     View
What is a treasure? This site is a collection of the treasures from the U.S. Library of Congress's collections, including letters from Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin and the original lyrics to "Take Me Out to the Ballgame". It documents an ...

Today in History: December 7     View
Learn more about the date which will live in infamy. This page gives information about the telegraph announcing the United States' attack on Pearl Harbor, Roosevelt's address to Congress, and other important details. Lots of links to other sites a ...




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