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The free eBook The Meaning and Making of Emancipation illustrates the conception and significance of the Emancipation Proclamation through documents in the holdings of the National Archives.

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DocsTeach - An online teaching tool from the National Archives.

Professional Development

We invite K-16 educators, librarians, media specialists, and museum educators to participate in one of several regional sessions of Primarily Teaching, our summer institute for teachers, this year.

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Docs TeachDocsTeachFind and create interactive learning activities with primary source documents that promote historical thinking skills.

Lady Bird Johnson's Evening GownToday's Document February 14th: Lady Bird Johnson's Evening Gown

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