School group visits the Library

School Visits

Bring your students to the Library for guided, interactive programs that enrich classroom studies in American history, civics and language arts, and explore the events and issues of the early 1960s.

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Lynn Woods School visits the Library

Curricular Resources

Innovative lesson plans and online exhibits feature archival materials tailored to your classroom's needs.

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High School program

Civic Education Programs and Materials

Lesson plans and special programs to engage your students in civic affairs.

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Teachers learn to teach history through children's literature with author Andrea Pinkney.

Professional Development

Enhance your knowledge of history and politics and share your thoughts and ideas with colleagues.

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New Frontiers

New Frontiers Newsletter

Find out what's happening at the Library for students and teachers, and download classroom-ready lesson plans and activities.

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LC-USZ62-133369

1963: The Struggle for Civil Rights

1963: The Struggle for Civil Rights brings pivotal events of the civil rights movement to life through more than 230 primary sources, ranging from film footage of the March on Washington and letters from youth advising the president to JFK’s landmark address to the American people and secret recordings of behind-the-scenes negotiations on civil rights legislation.

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JFK50

JFK50

Visit JFK50.org, an award-winning microsite created to celebrate the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's administration. Explore events in JFK's presidency through the graphic novel-style History Now, learn how his legacy is being continued in the Legacy Gallery, and download customizable exhibits and primary source material for classroom use.

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AR6623-D (crop) President Kennedy delivers a radio and television address to the nation on his European trip.

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