Teacher Resource: Make Use of Librarians
Librarians can provide resources and answers to questions you might never even know you had. Hear some tips about how to work with librarians from any library, including the Library of Congress.
Teacher Resource: Shortcuts to Primary Sources
This short film is designed to show teachers how to quickly access primary sources from the Library of Congress website, including resources from the Teachers Page, Today in History, and Ask a Librarian.
Teacher Resource: The Power of Images
Some of the most powerful primary sources in the collections of the Library of Congress are visual images. Learn about the millions of photographs that are available on the Library's website.
Teacher Resource: The Power of Maps
An introduction to the map collections at the Library of Congress. Maps are much more than pictures of the world. They can tell us about the people who made them, the times those people lived in, and what they knew and didn't know.
The Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs
Discover the Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs, more than 1,000 portraits that capture the wartime lives of everyday soldiers and their loved ones. These captivating images are powerful teaching tools, and provide a unique window into the lives of ordinary men and women caught up in an extraordinary war.
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Teaching with Library of Congress Primary Sources
Three teachers from PS153, the Helen Keller School in the Bronx, New York, describe how teaching with primary sources from the Library of Congress had a positive impact on how they teach in their elementary school.