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Funded by a grant from the Library of Congress, Teaching with Primary Sources, Northern Virginia (TPSNVA) serves preK-16 teachers throughout Virginia. TPSNVA provides free professional development programs to connect educators to the Library's rich, digitized primary source materials and resources to help teachers design challenging, inquiry-based instruction.


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New Year 2018
Check out the Library of Congress' collection of New Year's covers from the American satirical magazine, Puck(1871-1918) to examine social and political issues of the past.
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Sherry Levitt, Executive Director
Cynthia Szwajkowski, Ph.D.
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131 Park Street, N.E., Vienna, VA 22180

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