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Open Registration for Summer Professional Development

We are now accepting applications for Primarily Teaching—our summer institute for educators on using historical documents in the classroom. Learn more and apply online. Summer 2015 workshops will be held at our locations in: Atlanta (Morrow, GA) June 22–26 Chicago, June 22–26 Seattle, July 6–10 Washington, DC, July 6–10 West Branch, IA, July 20–24 All workshops will have a national theme—Exploration, […]

The Roosevelts and Race: A Distance Learning Program

Registration is now open for two programs on February 18th: “The Roosevelts and Race in the 1930s and 40s” at 10:00–10:50 a.m. and 2:00–2:50 p.m. CST. Despite overwhelming support from the African American electorate, FDR’s fear of losing the support of long-serving southern Democrats in Congress kept him from becoming a champion of civil rights. This […]

Using Primary and Secondary Sources in NHD Projects

This video covers the differences in primary and secondary sources, how to use primary sources, how to find primary sources, and what judges are looking for in annotated bibliographies and process papers.

“One of the coolest experiences in my life!”

Eighth grader Allie Tubbs reflects on her National History Day project and winning Nationals.

Congratulations NHD Winners!

Special congratulations to students who researched at the National Archives for their projects!

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