Congresswoman Patsy Mink's resolve to defeat gender-based discrimination and fight for women's educational equality encouraged the success of Title IX, which was passed fifty years ago today.
Learn more about Tape vs Hurley one of the first school desegregation cases ever decided in a court of law.
In May, we pay tribute to the generations of Asian or Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history. Primary sources can help us explore many facets of a community or ethnic group.
May is National Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month. Find ways to commemorate this month using primary sources.
Much of the city, including its Chinese immigration enclave, Chinatown, was destroyed by tremors and fires. While this was a devastating tragedy, it was also an opportunity to rebuild and renew. Below is a series of photographs from the Library's Prints and Photographs collections that offers a path for student engagement with San Francisco's pre- and post-earthquake Chinatown.
Asian Americans were not always embraced by locals and other immigrants, but they worked hard to earn their place in the history of the United States.
Chinese New Year has been observed annually in China for hundreds of years. Use Library of Congress primary sources to help your students explore this rich cultural tradition that has been passed on from generation to generation.
Consider using primary sources to help your students learn more about the fascinating state of Hawaii and its diverse populations in celebration of Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month this May.