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Colorado: State Resource Guide

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This page includes additional resources on Colorado from the Library's website.

American Folklife Center State Resources

Bibliographies and Guides

Exhibitions Featuring Colorado

American Treasures of the Library of Congress

The American Treasures of the Library of Congress exhibition is an unprecedented permanent exhibition of the rarest, most interesting or significant items relating to America's past, drawn from every corner of the world's largest library.

Selected highlight from this exhibition:

From Haven to Home: 350 Years of Jewish Life in America

From Haven to Home is a Library of Congress exhibition marking 350 years of Jewish life in America. The exhibition features more than two hundred treasures of American Judaica from the collections of the Library of Congress, augmented by a selection of important loans from other cooperating cultural institutions.

A selection of highlights from this exhibition includes:

Mapping a Growing Nation: From Independence to Statehood

Mapping a Growing Nation: From Independence to Statehood comprises maps of the northeastern and southeastern regions of the United States. Over time, maps of all fifty states will be included in this online exhibition.

Selected highlight from this exhibition:

Rivers, Edens, Empires: Lewis & Clark and the Revealing of America

On April 7, 1805, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark left Fort Mandan for points west, beginning the process of "filling in the canvas" of America. This exhibition features the Library's rich collections of exploration material documenting the quest to connect the East and the West by means of a waterway passage.

Selected highlight from this exhibition:

Historic Newspapers

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Resources for Teachers

The Library of Congress offers classroom materials and professional development to help teachers effectively use primary sources from the Library's vast digital collections in their teaching. Find Library of Congress lesson plans and more that meet Common Core standards, state content standards, and the standards of national organizations.

Features & Activities

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Today in History

The following dates in history feature significant events in Colorado's history as highlighted in the Library of Congress' collections.

Veterans History Project

The Veterans History Project (VHP) collects and preserves the remembrances of American war veterans and civilian workers who supported them. Click on the link below to locate veterans from Colorado.