Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (*digital images found at loc.gov)
Teaching with Primary Sources Program at Rockford University


Looking for a quick primary source lesson to try in your classroom?

Try one of the following:
"Pilgrims and Natives Gather to Share a Meal”PDF
  • 3rd-5th Grades
  • Subject: Social Studies
  • Submitted by: Sue Nickel

"Vietnamese Children During the Vietnam War”PDF
  • 6th-8th Grades
  • Subject: Social Studies
  • Submitted by: Katy Paterson

"Using Veteran’s History Page”PDF
  • High School
  • Subject: Social Studies
  • Submitted by: Nick Stange

"Political Cartoon: School Begins”PDF
  • High School
  • Subject: U.S. History
  • Submitted by: Matt Neumeyer
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*Digital sources for images shown above: Jane Addams, profile (http://www.loc.gov/pictures/item/ggb2004000613/), Drafts of Langston Hughes’s poem "Ballad of Booker T.,” 30 May-1 June 1941 (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mss.home), Chicago (Victor 18946, B-26733/4 ), Children sitting and kneeling on the ground and painting at Hull House (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/ichicdn.n076595), Panoramic view of Rockford, Ill. (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pan.6a19166), Hull-House community workshop Register now: Free classes in painting, sculpture, pottery, weaving, poster art (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3f05215), Gardner portrait of Lincoln (http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lprbscsm.scsm0793).