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July 03, 2014

Resources on Independence Day 2014



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Declaration of Independence
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)


Declaration of Independence: Primary Documents of American History
Library of Congress


Profile America "Facts for Features":  The 4th of July 2014
U.S. Census Bureau


Fourth of July Celebrations Database
Researched, Compiled, and Arranged by James R. Heintze.
American University, Washington, D.C. All Rights Reserved.

This database was begun in 1995 by James Heintze, Librarian at American University, Washington, D.C. Its purpose is to bring together in one source selected examples of Fourth of July celebrations that have occurred throughout our nation's history from 1776 to the present. The goal is to capture a slice of the American cultural tradition--its pageantry, spectacle, music, and symbol in order to enhance our understanding of the American character and heritage.


Remarks by the President at Fourth of July Celebration – July 4, 2013
The White House


A Capitol’s Fourth. America’s Independence Day Celebration
PBS



Electronic Journal | USA: Fourth of July – Everyone's Invited
U.S. Department of State. Bureau of International Information Programs (IIP).


Pamphlet | U.S. Independence Day Celebration
U.S. Department of State. Bureau of International Information Programs (IIP).

Fourth of July Is Independence Day
USA.gov - the U.S. Government's official web portal


July 4th Recipes


Copyright-Free Videos and Photos


The President Delivers Remarks at Independence Day Celebration - 2013
July 04, 2013 | 7:09 | Public Domain
President Obama speaks to military families celebrating Independence Day on the South Lawn of the White House.


4th of July at the White House 2011
Uploaded on Jul 4, 2011
The White House and the USO celebrate the 4th of July with service members and their families at the White House Independence Day celebration on the South Lawn.
12:20 min – Fireworks


4th of July at the White House 2010
July 04, 2010 | 2:02 | Public Domain
The White House and the USO celebrate the 4th of July with service members and their families at the White House Independence Day celebration on the South Lawn. Performers at this years celebration included Brandi Carlile, Cedric the Entertainer and the rock band The Killers.


4th of July at the White House 2009
July 5, 2009 | 2:01
Celebrating American service members and their families at the White House Independence Day celebration. July 4, 2009. (public domain)


New Film Highlights America's World Heritage Sites
Published on Mar 12, 2012
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, the National Park Service has produced a short film on all the World Heritage sites in the U.S. These stunning images remind us why these sites were deemed to have truly global significance, connecting them to a world-wide network of such iconic places as the Pyramids, the Taj Mahal and the Great Wall of China. Enjoy!
3:40 min


The 47th Annual City of Fairfax Independence Day Parade
Published on Jul 5, 2013 by cityoffairfaxva
1:58:44


The Fourth of July: Celebrating U.S. Independence Day
U.S. Department of State. Bureau of International Information Programs (IIP).
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