Florida Memory is administered by the Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services, Bureau of Archives and Records Management. The digitized records on Florida Memory come from the collections of the State Archives of Florida and the special collections of the State Library of Florida.
State Archives of Florida
Primary Source Sets
Tools for Document Analysis
These institutions provide comprehensive tools for working with primary sources, including primary source sets, lesson plans and professional development workshops.
The National Archives provides tools and resources for using primary source documents in the classroom, including primary source sets, lesson plans and document analysis tools.
Library of Congress
The Library of Congress provides tools and resources for using primary source documents in the classroom, including primary source sets, lesson plans, document analysis tools and professional development resources.
TPS-Barat Teaching Resource Blog
The Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources (TPS) program works with an educational consortium of schools, universities, libraries and foundations. Launched in 2004 and funded by a grant from the Library of Congress, TPS-Barat helps K-12 educators provide high-quality classroom instruction using primary sources.
- Primary Source Sets
These primary source sets contain documents and photos arranged by topic that teachers can use in their lesson plans. Each set is accompanied by a teacher's guide containing historical context, teaching suggestions, and relevant NGSSS and Florida Standards.
- Florida History Day Resources
Florida History Day is an annual statewide activity sponsored by the Museum of Florida History. These archival resources relate to this year's theme.
The Gospel Program
Correspondence, subject files and other records documenting the activities of Florida's chief executive officers dating back to the territorial era.
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A guide to government records and manuscript collections relating to service members and the wartime experience.
21 tracks from Hurston's time documenting African American culture for the WPA in 1930s Florida.
Contain documents and photos arranged by topic that teachers can use in their lesson plans