Historical documents

Delve into the past with a collection of intriguing historical documents. Uncover the stories and significance behind these artifacts and gain a deeper understanding of our history.

Home for the holidays? How we celebrate the winter holidays may be a bit different this year, yet it is still a good time to be thinking about getting a better handle on those family and personal archives, especially if multiple generations of relatives are gathered in one place, whether in-person or via a screen. Here are some tips to get started, inspired by my experience assessing and preserving my own family’s historical records.

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Michelle Gomes-Sebastiao
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I'm plucking out cards from cancelled sales for typing use. This is the back of a card like the one below. The story of one customer and his watch. Each drawer held hundreds, if not thousands, of customer records. The earliest were from the 1920s and the latest from the 1960s. The entries from the '50s on weren't as interesting since they added small appliance repairs. I have a certain nerdy fascination with forgotten history gleaned from esoterica. Out of all the antiquities I looked at…

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Terry Goh Yi Heng
5 Historical Documents that Changed the World Teaching History, English, History, Constitution, Historical Documents, History Teachers, History Class, History Classroom, Ap World History

The Social Studies classroom is built around primary source exploration. The use of primary sources can lead to incredible analysis, discussion, and higher-level thinking. Use the five sources below in your classroom to engage your students and explore new and […]

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Dawn Kloczkowski-Bertrand