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Historical context and ideas for integrating individual digital collections of primary sources into instruction.

Baseball Cards, 1887-1914 (Summary and Teaching Resources) Baseball was growing in popularity at the turn of the century. This collection of 2,100 early baseball cards provides a launching point for the study of this era of United States history.

By Popular Demand: Jackie Robinson and Other Baseball Highlights, 1860s-1960s (Summary and Teaching Resources) Discover strategies to integrate Library of Congress primary source documents illustrating baseball's story historically, culturally and economically into your teaching.

Spalding Base Ball Guides (Summary Only) This collection of thirty-five of the guides includes editorials from noted sports writers, photographs, rules, and analysis of the players and teams.

Stars and Stripes: The American Soldiers' Newspaper of World War I, 1918-1919 (Summary and Teaching Resources) Search the collection using the term "baseball" to find related articles.