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Inside the Archives

The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum


Inside the Archives

This four-day workshop is designed to give teachers an opportunity to conduct research in the textual archives of the LBJ Library, learn how the Library can be utilized to enhance classroom activities and learning, and visit the permanent exhibit and an exciting temporary exhibit. Teachers will work directly with Archivists and conduct research using the primary documents from the Library's extensive archives. After conducting research, each person will write at least one lesson plan and/or activity for classroom use. All participants will receive copies of the primary documents used in creating the activities.

Grade Levels: most appropriate for Upper Elementary through 12

Ability Levels: advanced placement, International Baccalaureate, honors, gifted/talented, regular, special education, alternative education (Attendees can receive six (6) hours of Gifted/Talented credit.)

Subject Areas: all; most appropriate for social studies, English/reading, art, math, some science

Cost:  A $100 workshop fee is required, but will be refunded upon
completion of the four-day workshop and submission of lesson plan.

Make checks payable to NARA/LBJ Library Gift Fund.
Mail checks:

Marsha Sharp, Education Specialist
LBJ Library and Museum
2313 Red River
Austin, TX 78705

***Email confirmation will be sent when both online registration form and check are received.


June 11 - 14, 2007 - CANCELLED

(Due to space limitations in the Archives Reading Room, each session will be limited to ten (10) participants.)

Registration: You may register online, download a registration form from our Web site, or call to request one.

Register ONLINE

Contact: Marsha Sharp, Education Specialist
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum
2313 Red River Street
Austin, Texas 78705-5702
Telephone: (512) 721-0195 FAX (512) 478-9104
E-mail: marsha@lbjlibrary.net

The Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum is one of 11 Presidential Libraries administered by the National Archives and Records Administration.



Last Updated March 1, 2007