Middle school students research & draw original comics based on local Civil War era primary sources…
“Drawing from the Past” workshop participant Doug McVicar sends along these valuable resources for finding primary source material in old newspaper archives:
Published town histories provide an excellent starting point for drawing out local history stories. They’re usually packed full of useful documents, tall tales, rumors, gossip, and intriguing leads. Here’s how to use them:
“LIVE FREE AND DRAW!” That’s the caption… YOU draw the picture!