What is an Archive

Pedro Juan Hernández from the Center for Puerto Rican Studies describes the purpose of an archive and how researchers may access archival materials.

This video was created for the Electronic Schoolhouse/La Escuela Electrónica educational project for teachers and students, and is also available in Spanish.

 

Using Documents in the Classroom

Dr. Kristi Fragnoli, Professor at the College of St. Rose, demonstrates creative ways to use primary documents in the classroom.

This video was created for the The Electronic Schoolhouse/La Escuela Electrónica, a bilingual educational resource from the New York State Archives, the Archives Partnership Trust, and Time Warner that focuses on using historical records as learning tools in elementary, middle and secondary education.  This video is also available in Spanish.

 

Finding Historical Records in a County Clerk's Office

Join Keith Swaney, archivist at the New York State Archives, and Kathy Marchione, Saratoga County Clerk, as they discuss the types of historical records that can be found in a county clerk's office and provide helpful tips on performing research using county records.

Funded by the Hearst Foundation and Time Warner

 

Finding Historical Records in a History Organization

Join Keith Swaney, archivist at the New York State Archives, and Jerry Pepper, librarian at The Library of the Adirondack Museum, as they discuss the wealth of historical records that can be found in a history organization.

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Finding Historical Records in a Town Clerk's Office

Join Keith Swaney, archivist at the New York State Archives, and Donna Conlin, Schodack Town Clerk, as they discuss the types of historical records that can be found in a town clerk's office and provide information on other local government offices that may have records suitable for classroom use.

Funded by the Hearst Foundation and Time Warner

 

Teaching with Audio

Dr. Kristi Fragnoli, Professor at The College of St. Rose, demonstrates creative ways to use audio material in the classroom.

Funded by the Hearst Foundation and Time Warner

 

Teaching with Broadsides

Dr. Kristi Fragnoli, Professor at The College of St. Rose, demonstrates creative ways to use broadsides in the classroom.

Funded by the Hearst Foundation and Time Warner

 

Teaching with Census Records

Dr. Kristi Fragnoli, Professor at The College of St. Rose, demonstrates creative ways to use census records in the classroom.

Funded by the Hearst Foundation and Time Warner

 

Teaching with Maps

Dr. Kristi Fragnoli, Professor at The College of St. Rose, demonstrates creative ways to use maps in the classroom.

Funded by the Hearst Foundation and Time Warner

 

Teaching with Objects

Dr. Kristi Fragnoli, Professor at The College of St. Rose, demonstrates creative ways to use objects in the classroom.

Funded by the Hearst Foundation and Time Warner

 

Teaching with Photographs

Dr. Kristi Fragnoli, Professor at The College of St. Rose, demonstrates creative ways to use photographs in the classroom.

Funded by the Hearst Foundation and Time Warner

 

Teaching with Political Cartoons

Dr. Kristi Fragnoli, Professor at The College of St. Rose, demonstrates creative ways to use political cartoons in the classroom.

Funded by the Hearst Foundation and Time Warner

 

Teaching with Video

Dr. Kristi Fragnoli, Professor at The College of St. Rose, demonstrates creative ways to use videos in the classroom.

Funded by the Hearst Foundation and Time Warner

 

Teaching with Written Documents

Dr. Kristi Fragnoli, Professor at The College of St. Rose, demonstrates creative ways to use written documents in the classroom.

Funded by the Hearst Foundation and Time Warner