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Sentiments of an American (History) Teacher: Primary Sources and the Library of Congress Summer Teacher Institute

Posted by: Cheryl Lederle

This summer, attending the Library of Congress Summer Teacher Institute took me back to the “awe” of history. Seeing the diary entry from the night President Lincoln was shot, and being able to see the emotion in the writing…You don’t get that in a transcript or in a modified document.