Weekly Highlights: 09/26/2013
Columbus Day Opportunities and Resources
On October 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. the Library of Congress offers its twice yearly open house. Join us when the Library of Congress opens its magnificent Main Reading Room for a special public open house. Photography will be allowed. For details see: http://www.loc.gov/today/pr/2013/13-160.html
For classroom materials relevant to Columbus Day, check out Hispanic Exploration in America: http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/primarysourcesets/hispanic-exploration/See http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/themes/exploration/exhibitions.html for Exploration and Explorers, a remarkable exhibition beginning with 1492: An Ongoing Voyage. 1492: An Ongoing Voyage which includes primary sources accounts of the encounters between European and American people.