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History eNews from Emerging America - July 17, 2019

Published on Wed, 07/17/2019

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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 24 for July 17, 2019




Accessing Inquiry Workshop/Graduate Course

July 29-30 slots still open. Fall registration open soon! 


Working for Independence. 

"IMG_1059" by Healthy Community Living is licensed under CC PDM 1.0 


EVENTS @ EMERGING AMERICA - Info & Registration.




PDPs / Or optional grad credit available from Westfield State University. 

Accessing Inquiry for Students with Disabilities through Primary Sources. Instructors Alison Noyes and Laurie Risler. Meets Massachusetts 15-hour requirement for professional development on strategies to teach students with disabilities and diverse learners. Register. Optional 1 grad credit. 

  • July 29-30 - South Hadley Public Library. 




Library of Congress Teacher Blog

  • Five Questions with Christopher Hartten, Archivist in the Music Division

  • An Independence Day Safety Reminder

  • Five Questions with Megan Harris, Senior Reference Specialist, Veterans History Project

  • 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Historic American Engineering Record Collection


OTHER RECOMMENDED EVENTS - Across Massachusetts and the U.S. 

  • July 20 - 10am-4:30pm - John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum: JFK Space Fest 2019 - Information and Registration 

  • July 22 - 26 - 8:30am-3:30pm - Primary Source: Crossroads of Culture - The Islamic World (570-1700) - Information and Registration 

  • July 25 - 7pm - Historic Deerfield: Marketplace of Revolution: American Consumers in a World of Goods - Deerfield Community Center - Information 

  • July 28 - 9am-3pm - Springfield Museums: Indian Motorcycle Day - Information 

  • July 30 - August 1 - 8:30am-3:30pm - Facing History and Ourselves: Democracy at Risk - Holocaust and Human Behavior - Information and Registration 

  • August 3 - 9am-3:15pm - Pioneer Valley History Network: Magical History Tour - Information 

  • August 29 - 3pm - 4pm - Minnesota Historical Society: Teaching African American History: The Long Road to Civil Rights - Information and Registration 

  • August 31 - 9am-8pm - National Book Festival (Washington, D.C.) - Information 

  • September 19 - 7pm - National Council for History Education: American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Space Race - Registration information to come 




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Karen Albano

former History eNews Editor, Emerging America
Karen Albano worked with Emerging America from 2015-2020, contributing to many facets of the program including developing curriculum, improving the accessibility of the website to educators, overseeing social media outreach, and editing the History eNews.