American History: Washington Week

Date: July 11, 2005 - July 16, 2005

All participants will be required to select a topic to research. The curators will be informed of the topics selected and will be ready to guide participants in the research during their stay in Washington and train them in the use of the online faciltites for further research back home.

July 11: National Archives 8:45 am – 5:00 pm

Online resources, and Archival Research Catalog (ARC)
We the People Exhibit
Guided Monuments by Moonlight Tour 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
July 12: National Archives 9:00 am – 9:00 pm

Documents Research Workshop
Guided Tour
Research and Feedback Session
July 13: Library of Congress 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Guided Tour
Website Workshop
Walking Tour with Washington Archaeologist 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
July 14: Library of Congress 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Primary Sources Workshop
Recreating Documents Workshop
July 15: Smithsonian Museum of American History 10:00 am – 3:30 pm

Star-Spangled Exhibit, Speaker, and Workshop
Price of Freedom Exhibit Tour and Workshop
Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
July 16: Smithsonian Museum of American History 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

America on the Move Exhibit, Speaker, Workshop
American Presidency Exhibit Tour and Workshop
Program Wrap-up
Dates: July 11-16, 2005
Contact Hours: 45
Cost: $195