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Hispanic Heritage Month (Library of Congress; NARA; NPS; et al.)

U.S. law (signed by Pres LBJ and then expanded by Reagan) designates September 15 to October 15 of each year as National Hispanic Heritage Month.
See the excellent hispanicheritagemonth.gov -- with its vast collection of resources -- which is a collaboration of the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, and U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.

Hidden in History: Examining Asian American Elementary Teachers' Enactment of Asian American History

Asian Americans are the most invisible ethnoracial group in K-12 historical narratives and are largely ignored in scholarship about teachers of color. This qualitative case study examined how Asian American elementary teachers enacted Asian American historical narratives, with particular attention to the dominant narrative of history, their use of Asian American children's literature, and their conceptualizations of citizenship.

Technology's Impact in American History (TIAH)

TIAH teachers utilize Library of Congress primary sources to understand the history of government's role in shaping technology. Explore TIAH teacher-created lessons. Register to attend a 2018 TIAH colloquium at Kennedy Space Center in Florida, the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center in Pennsylvania, or the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in Virginia.

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