Category Archives: updates

August 26, 2020

A new classroom activity has been added to the Outreach page! Today we have: “Atomic Age,” a document based question activity weighing the public opinions for and against the use of atomic energy in the United States. This activity uses historical Ohio newspapers from Chronicling America to provide examples that focus discussion. If you like these

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July 28, 2020

The following newspapers are now online at Chronicling America: from Dayton, Dayton Daily Bulletin, 1944-1946; from London, The Semi-weekly Madison County Democrat, 1932-1933, and Madison County Democrat, 1950-1958!

June 26, 2020

Two new classroom activities have been added to the Outreach page! Today we have: “To Strike or Not to Strike,” a critical thinking and group decision-making activity about whether a labor union ought to strike during World War II; and “And Now, the News!,” a perspective-taking and creative acting activity about identifying communication biases, with

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March 25, 2020

Newspaper records can be confusing to navigate. A single newspaper can have multiple records, and a new record is made every time that newspaper changes its title, publication frequency, location of publication, ownership or focus. Complementary to title essays, which explain these changes in paragraph form, project staff have added visual diagrams to explain how

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