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Website review by Polly Conway, Common Sense Education | Updated November 2013

Library of Congress

Visit our largest library's online collection of multimedia goodies

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Amy K. , Classroom teacher
Classroom teacher
Cornell Senior High School
Coraopolis, United States
A wealth of primary sources to explore!
This website contains a wealth of knowledge, but even for experienced users can be hard to navigate. Using already curated primary source sets, or links like Chronicling America, are easy for students. I also print out primary sources for students to use. Their "ask a librarian" button is available for teachers and students who are struggling to navigate the site. Additionally, they have regional partners around the country (generally colleges), that will train teachers to use the site and even print re ...
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