National History Day (NHD)

 

Every year National History Day frames students’ research within a historical theme. The theme is chosen for the broad application to world, national, or state history and its relevance to ancient history or to the more recent past. The 2019-2020 theme is Breaking Barriers in History

NHD Research Support

 
 
National History Day Student Resources -  Official NHD webpage
 
 
 

World Book Online

Additional Resources

National Archives

 

White House Historical Association

Montana Historical Society

Smithsonian Institution (Research includes the National Museum of African American History and Culture, National Museum of the American Indian, National Air and Space Museum, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian American Art Museum, the National Zoo and others)

Smithsonian Learning Lab - Special collections created for "Breaking Barriers" NHD topics
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Find Primary Sources


Chronicling America - Historical Newspapers

Digital Public Library of America

Library of Congress

 
 
 

Annotated Bibliography

NHD Annotated Bibliography Instructions

Example Annotated Bibliography