Summer Institutes are Level Two offerings, providing opportunities for in-depth exploration into a particular theme or topic each year, including:
In the past, these three-day institutes have included:
2008 - The Fabric of our Lives: Weaving the American Tapestry
2009 - Crossroads: Rediscovering the Federal Writer’s Project
2010 - A Sense of Place: Preserving, Working and Celebrating our Land
2011 – Human Impact of Natural Disasters
2012 – Savory Experiences: A Food-Themed Exploration of Primary Sources from the Library of Congress
2013 – Mining: Can you Dig It?
Watch for details on the 2014 Summer Institute with a new format!