In the November-December 2018 issue of Social Education, the journal of the National Council for the Social Studies, our “Sources and Strategies” article focuses on one document used in the battle against mob violence against African Americans: a 1921 report from the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary in support of a bill to make lynching a federal crime.
From March through August of 2018, on the last Friday of each month, there was a Story Time for young readers at the Library featuring a book from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, often read by the author.
As mentioned in my previous blog post, I am one of 40 Junior Fellows at the Library of Congress this summer, and I have been working on researching women in baseball and updating the Library's primary source set for educators on baseball.
As part of the Library's “Anime for All” event series in conjunction with the Asian pop-culture convention Otakon, we’ve put together a special public display highlighting Japanese graphic arts and storytelling which includes some spectacular portraits of heroic warriors.
In my time at the Library of Congress as a Junior Fellow, I have learned so much from many different people. Being placed in the Library's Educational Outreach office was incredible because I was able to learn from a unique set of educators.