Deaf History Month

Did you know that American Sign Language has regional dialects and slang just like American English? How about the fact that Deaf individuals often use "name signs" for one another?…

Presidential Biographies

Currier & Ives (American, active New York, 1857–1907) The Inauguration of Washington as First President of the United States, April 30th 1789 – At the Old City Hall, New York…

Celebrating the ADA’s 30th Anniversary
Credit: ADA National Network (adata.org) 1-800-949-4232

Celebrating the ADA’s 30th Anniversary

Credit: ADA National Network (adata.org) 1-800-949-4232 Thirty years ago the Americans with Disabilities Act (the ADA) became law in our country and a model for civil rights around the world.…

The Grant of History

Beginning on Memorial Day, the History Channel began airing a three-part miniseries on the life of Ulysses S. Grant (similar in style and format to the Washington miniseries the History Channel aired back…

Celebrate APIA Heritage Month

May is Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) Heritage Month, a time to recognize the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans to the history and culture of the United States. Celebrate by…

100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave women the right to vote. As with any significant anniversary, many…