Inside the Vault Archive

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April 3, 2020: Highlights from the Collection

April 17, 2020: Two Generals: George Washington and Robert E. Lee

May 1, 2020: Founding Era Propaganda

May 15, 2020: Ulysses S. Grant

May 29, 2020: Jackie Robinson

June 12, 2020: The Schuyler Sisters

June 26, 2020: July Anniversaries

July 10, 2020: The Election of 1800

July 24, 2020: “Your future . . . rests in your hands!”

August 7, 2020: George Washington and Slavery

August 21, 2020: Eleanor Roosevelt, “Four Basic Rights,” and Desegregation

September 3, 2020: The Emancipation Proclamation and Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Advice to High School Students

September 17, 2020: Constitution Day

October 1, 2020: John Brown

October 15, 2020: Women’s Suffrage

October 29, 2020: Black Patriots of the American Revolution

November 12, 2020: Abraham Lincoln

December 3, 2020: Pearl Harbor

December 17, 2020: America’s First First Lady: Martha Washington

January 7, 2021: George Washington’s Inauguration

January 21, 2021: Primary Sources about Enslaved People

February 4, 2021: The Lives and Works of Phillis Wheatley and Elizabeth Keckley

February 18, 2021: Frederick Douglass: Advocate for Equality

March 4, 2021: Lucy Knox: Loyalist’s Daughter, Patriot’s Wife, and Witness to the American Revolution

March 18, 2021: Civil War Diaries of William Woodlin, 8th USCT, & Cyrena Hammond

April 1, 2021: Benjamin Banneker

April 15, 2021: Occupation of Alcatraz

May 6, 2021: The Diary of World War I Nurse Ella Jane Osborn

May 20, 2021: WWII Soldiers: Lt. Robert L. Stone

June 3, 2021: The March on Washington 

June 17, 2021: Fighting for the Rights of Black Lives in the Founding Era 

July 1, 2021: Declaration of Independence 

July 15, 2021: The Massachusetts 54th

July 29, 2021: Chinese Exclusion Act

August 12, 2021: Robert F. Kennedy’s Report on Civil Rights

August 26, 2021: Maps of Colonial America

September 9, 2021: Treason in the American Revolution: Benedict Arnold and John Andre

October 7, 2021: World War II Propaganda