Welcome to the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum
Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum is part of the Presidential Library system administered by the National Archives and Records Administration, a Federal government agency.
|News & Announcements|
JIMMY CARTER PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM HOLIDAY SCHEDULE - The Library/Research Room will close at 2:00pm on Wednesday, December 24th and Wednesday, December 31, 2014. The Library will be closed all day on Thursday, December 25, 2014, Friday, December 26, 2014 and Thursday, January 1, 2015. The Museum will be open normal hours 9 to 4:45pm on December 24, 26 and December 31, 2014. The Museum will be closed all day on Thursday, December 25, 2014 and Thursday, January 1, 2015.
[ Holiday Schedule ]
NEW DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE!!!!! - 42,454 newly released documents (168,926 pages) from the Carter Admin. are now available at the Carter Library via the Remote Archives Capture (RAC) program. The topics center largely on foreign policy during Carter's Admin., 1977-1981. These documents can be electronically searched and accessed in the Library's research room on standalone computers.
NEW CURRICULUM!!! - The President's Travels - The President's Travels is NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD: 19 Units, covering grades 2 - 12, all GPS-correlated, based on primary sources from our holdings, and covering a breadth of content areas: Geography, U. S. History, Civics, Energy & Environment, Human Rights, U. S. Foreign Policy, Science & Health, Current Events, the Middle-East, Segregation & Civil Rights, even Character Education
[ THE PRESIDENT'S TRAVELS ]
FIELD TRIP SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM!!!! - The Jimmy Carter Library & Museum and the Coca-Cola Foundation have generously established funding for the Carter Library to provide transportation funds for Georgia schools to use when bringing students to our newly-renovated museum for educational activities.
[ Field Trip Sponsorship Program ]
CIVIL WAR HISTORY: Atlanta and Copenhill - An Article written by James A. Yancey, Jr., Former Archivist, Jimmy Carter Presidential Library. The Carter Center and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library are located on prime property that has been the scene of several historically significant events during Atlanta's relatively brief history.
[ The Civil War ]
|Exhibits & Events|
- Julian Zelizer - "THE FIERCE URGENCY of NOW: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society" - Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - Reading/Book Signing - Carter Presidential Library and Museum Theater - Free and Open to the Public
A professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University, gives a majestic big-picture account of the Great Society and the forces that shaped it, from Lyndon Johnson and members of Congress to the civil rights movement and the media. more...
- Sheila McCauley Keys & Eddie Allen Jr., - "Our Auntie Rosa" - Tuesday, February 3, at 7:00pm - Reading/Booksigning - Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater - Free and Open to the Public
About OUR AUNTIE ROSA: Most people know Rosa Parks as the courageous civil rights activist whose sacrifices, along with those of many others, made it possible for us to live in a more just society today. What the majority of her admirers throughout the world don?t know is that she was also a model of excellence in daily life, and was a devoted mother figure to her niece, Sheila McCauley Keys, and Sheila?s twelve siblings. Our Auntie Rosa: The Family of Rosa Parks Remembers Her Life and Lessons by Sheila McCauley Keys with Eddie B. Allen, Jr. (Tarcher/Penguin; January 2015), presents a collection of never-before-seen photos, letters, and family stories that pay tribute to Rosa Parks and show the woman behind the legend. more...