The National Woman Suffrage Parade 1913

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National Doughnut Day

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"Reporting America at War"

The NEH-funded film by Stephen Ives, Reporting America at War, explores the role of American journalists from San Juan Hill to the Persian Gulf in a three-hour documentary that tells the dramatic and often surprising stories of the reporters who wrote the news from the battlefield.

Charles Lindbergh, American aviator, is born

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John Steinbeck, American writer, is born

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International Women's Day

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WWI American soldiers examining their new rifles after turning in the old ones

Experiencing War: Stories from the Veteran's History Project

This companion to the Library of Congress exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of WWI features additional collection materials including “Arguing Over War and Over Here.” 

JAM Jazz poster featuring Ella Fitzgerald

Jazz Appreciation Month 2017: Ella Fitzgerald and Women in Jazz

Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) was created by the National Museum of American History back in 2002 to celebrate the extraordinary heritage and history of jazz. Each year the museum picks a major musician to commemorate. This year honors Ella Fitzgerald, who would have turned 100 this month, and JAM programs will shine a spotlight on women in jazz.

World War I and America

World War I and America a multimedia website and anthology of writings by Americans who experienced World War I.

What is Chronicling America?

EDSITEment Resources for National History Day 2016

The theme of National History Day, Exploration, Encounter, Exchange in History for 2016 is broad enough in scope to encourage investigation of topics ranging from local to world history and across any geographic area or time period. Consider this theme an invitation to look across time, space, and geography to find examples in history of when people took a risk and made a change.