An Adventure of the American Mind

Joining Educators and Students with Library of Congress Resources

University of South Carolina Upstate

Dr. Robert Pettis, Director

Ms. Samantha Cofield, Digital Preservationist


Conference Presentations

Program Participantsí Work Samples

Library of Congress

American Memory

Other Lesson Plans and Materials

AAM Program Website



Participant Work Samples


Lesson Plans

Field of Dreams, An American Past Time and Math
By Alexis Howlett

By Kathie McKenzie

Web Pages with Lesson Plans

South Carolina Mills
By Paul Gilliam


Nuclear Chemistry and the Decision to the Atomic Bomb

By Alan Night


Celebrating South Carolina Using American Memory

By Sally Sobelewski


Itís Just Entertainment?

By Michelle Dover


Farewell to Manzanar

By Margaret Jo Caughman


WebQuests and On-line Activities

Photo Sleuth

By Tom Taylor


Compare and Contrast:  Past and Present
Emily Tallon


Garden WebQuest

By Kim Inman


The Noble Experiment (Baseball and Jackie Robinson)

 By Maria Lynn


Multimedia Presentations

What Do You Know:  An Interactive Musical Instrument Mini Exploration

By Christian Williams


Events Leading to the Civil War

By Steve Jobe


Jeopardy Games

American Memory

By Bob Pettis


The American Revolution

By Michelle Pope


Who Am I? Activities

Nancy Gilbert         


Betsy Foster


Beth Godfrey



A Short History of L.E. Gable Middle School


By Joyce Dillard

Blue Ridge Parkway.  Cherokee Lands.

The Great Depression

Migrant Workers

Native Americans

Can I get a Cup of Coffee?

Mother Earth

Stairway to Perfection

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Primary Sources Workshop


Library of Congress Online Resources Workshop


File Basics Workshop


Primary Sources: Photographs Workshop


Primary Sources: Documents


Primary Sources: Sound


Primary Sources:

Motion Pictures


Primary Sources: Maps


Multimedia Workshop


On-line Activities Workshop


Storytelling Workshop


Other Resources