Primary Sources: Overview of Collections One of the nation’s top collections of rare law books is housed in the Paskus-Danziger Rare Book Room of the Lillian Goldman Library at the Yale Law School. The collection is particularly strong in Anglo-American common law materials, including case reports, digests, statutes, trials, treatises, and popular works on the law. Other strengths include Roman and canon law, international law (especially the works of Hugo Grotius and Samuel Pufendorf), and early law books from most European countries. Of special interest ... Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.Location: Sterling Law Building, 127 Wall St., Level L2, Room 003 Phone: 203 432-4494 Web site: (back to top)
Reading Like A Historian The Reading Like a Historian curriculum engages students in historical inquiry. Each lesson revolves around a central historical question and features sets of primary documents designed for groups of students with diverse reading skills and abilities. This curriculum teaches students how to investigate historical questions by employing reading strategies such as sourcing, contextualizing, corroborating, and close reading. Instead of memorizing historical facts, students evaluate the trustworthiness of multiple perspectives on historical issues. They learn to make historical claims backed by documentary evidence. How do I use these lessons in my classroom? The 91 lessons in the U.S. curriculum, 41 lessons of the world curriculum, and the 5 lessons in the introduction to historical thinking unit can be taught in succession. 1) Establish relevant background knowledge and pose the central historical question. *Note: United Streaming requires a subscription to Discovery Education. Of course!
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Los Presos Políticos en Estados Unidos: ¡Aqui está la lista! El Dr. Néstor García Iturbe, periodista e investigador, publica la presente Lista de Presos Políticos en Estados Unidos, constituida gracias a dos organizaciones, la National Jericho Movement y la Social Movement Prisoners. Los presos así enumerados totalizan 157 prisioneros políticos. Explica el colega: Hemos solicitado a otras organizaciones sus listados, algunas como la de los Indios Nativos Encarcelados nos han planteado que su listado es confidencial y no pueden darlo, sin embargo por sus propios comunicados conocimos que existen 200 nativos, de origen indio en cárceles estadounidenses, en cuyas acusaciones se pone de manifiesto que los mismos fueron detenidos por luchar contra el sistema, por lo que son presos políticos. Sabemos que esta lista está incompleta, que aún quedan muchos casos que deben incluirse en la misma. El caso de los CINCO HEROES CUBANOS ha sido incluido por estas organizaciones en sus listas, no quisimos quitarlos de una y dejarlos en la otra. F.C.I. ? ?
National Art Inventories What are the Inventories? The Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture document more than 400,000 artworks in public and private collections worldwide. The Inventory of American Paintings includes works by artists who were active in America by 1914. Report, Change or Add Art to Inventories We have compiled the Inventories from exhibition and collection catalogs; reports received from individuals, collectors, and family members; and data gathered from special surveys-including the Save Outdoor Sculpture! Daily we add and update records in the Inventories, so we welcome your additions and corrections. Guidelines for Reporting Works (pdf, 16k) Painting Report Form: Online form or PDF (12k) Sculpture Report Form: Online form or PDF (10k) Conservation Treatment Notification Report Online form or PDF (15k) Contact Us Please send us your comments and suggestions. Written queries can be addressed to
All Exhibitions - Exhibitions The richness and variety of the Library’s exhibitions reflect the universal and diverse nature of the Library’s collections. Four major themes underlie most of the exhibitions—the presentation of great libraries and written traditions; the exploration of America’s past and character; the examination of world cultures and history; and the celebration of events, individuals, and works that shaped the twentieth century and beyond. See Current Exhibitions at the Library Now By Title (in alpha order) 1492: An Ongoing Voyage August 13, 1992–February 14, 1993 Examines the first sustained contacts between Native American peoples and European explorers, conquerors, and settlers between1492 and 1600. The African-American Mosaic: African-American Culture and History February 9–August 29, 1994 Marks the publication of The African–American Mosaic: A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture. Al Hirschfeld - Beyond Broadway November 9, 2000–March 31, 2001 America Reads
Virtual Religion Index This site is designed to advance research in matters of religion. As a global forum that may be accessed instantaneously anywhere, the internet promises to surpass the impact of the printing press on the study of religion. Gutenberg made possible the family Bible. The WWW puts a global library of free information on the desk of anyone with a computer & internet access.Efficient use of these resources, however, requires cataloging. Many religion-related web pages offer lists of links to sites of related interest. Some are extensive & a few annotated.
Society for History in the Federal Government | Bringing together government professionals, academics, consultants, students, and citizens interested in understanding federal history work and the historical development of the federal government. On return to Earth, were the Apollo 11 astronauts required to complete a customs declaration form? - comments - We need a new “operational paradigm” to incorporate the value of historical work. - comments - Discussions with federal historians, archivists, curators, and others - comments - Documenting and Preserving the History of the Bracero Program - comments - Invaluable testimonies in collection of Social Security Administration - comments - The Rosenburg Diary is now scanned and accessible online. - comments - Released documents on the CIA’s secret distribution of Doctor Zhivago during the Cold War. - comments - Civil Rights, Department of Justice (DOJ) Litigation Case Files, 1936–1997 - comments - Fifteen years after the first efforts to preserve some of the Manhattan Project properties at Los Alamos, New Mexico, in 1999, Congress enacted the - comments - Historic built landscapes do in fact have a lasting relationship with today’s Wilderness areas. - comments - - comments - - comments -
New Deal Network Chemdex | The Sheffield Chemdex: the directory of chemistry on the WWW since 1993 Welcome, PreservationDirectory.com - Historic Preservation and Cultural Resource Management Resources and Research Tools for Historical Societies, Organizations and the General Public - Civil War Primary Sources Primary Documents by Topic: Most Popular Official Records Addresses & Speeches Acts, Bills, & Orders Military Correspondence & Documents Personal Correspondence & Narratives Prints & Photos Maps Document Collections Getting Started Primary Documents Official Confederate Correspondence Robert E. Robert E. Robert E. Robert E. Robert E. Robert E. Robert E. Robert E. 56th Virginia Regiment to Richmond (Va.) Patrick R. Robert E. Robert W. Thompson Powell to Thaddeus Stevens, 22 February 1866 » Union Army Documents U.S. General Order, No. 66, June 28, 1863 » U.S. U.S. Articles of Agreement Relating to the Surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, April 10, 1865 » Agreement Between General Sherman and General Johnston, April 18th, 1865 » The Last Salute of the Army of Northern Virginia (1901) » Confederate Army Documents Felix Zollicoffer, "To the People of Southeastern Kentucky", 16 December 1861 Robert E. Lee's Proclamation to the People of Maryland, 8 September 1862 Robert E. Robert E. Robert E.
MedlinePlus - Health Information from the National Library of Medicine GHI | German Historical Institute Washington DC (Conference) September 16 - 17, 2016 - Industrial Decline and the Rise of the Service Sector? How did Western Europe and North America cope with the multifaceted structural transformations since the 1970s Read on (Lecture) September 28, 2016 - A Myth of Unity? Former GHI fellow Corinna Ludwig publishes dissertation on German Businesses in the United States after WWII Read on GHI Bulletin Issue 58 (Spring 2016) published Read on GHI Research Fellow Elisabeth Engel publishes new article considering the role of Race and Sex in W.E.B Du Bois's "The Souls of Black Folk" Read on GHI Fellow Jan C. Jansen publishes comparative volume on mass migrations Read on Revised and updated guide to the The German Society of Pennsylvania's Library and Collections Read on GHI Bulletin Issue 57 (Fall 2015) published Read on New Publication: The Respectable Career of Fritz K.