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President Obama's Kansas Heritage

Educational Tools

The recently updated educational tools have been re-organized into the categories below. We hope you find these resources helpful. If you know of any resources you'd like to share, email us at, or submit them on the Contact form .

Obama's Activities

Speeches and Lesson Plans

Obama's Ancestry

Primary Sources, Videos and Books, Family Tree, and Kansas Research sites

Your Ancestry

Intergenerational Activities, Sample Oral History Project with downloadable forms, and Create your own Family History Tree

Character Education

Kansas Character Education Initiative and Kansas Volunteer Commission

Education Corner

Primary sources from the Library of Congress, Obama teaching resources, Voter Registration and other resources


Libraries, Museums, and Other Partnerships