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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. Continue reading

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“One of the coolest experiences in my life!”

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

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Interns Help Make Newly Digitized Documents Available to Teachers on DocsTeach

Many new primary sources are now available as teaching tools on DocsTeach.org thanks to our summer interns! Continue reading

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NHD’s Normandy Institute at the National Archives

Students who participated in NHD’s “Normandy: Sacrifice for Freedom” Institute recount their research experience at the National Archives at College Park, MD. Continue reading

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Teachers Digitize Immigration Documents in Washington, DC

Over 50 documents related to Ellis Island and immigration are now available thanks to teachers in our Primarily Teaching summer institute. Continue reading

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Digitization and Civil Rights at Primarily Teaching in Chicago

Over 30 documents related to the topic “Chicago: Journey for Civil Rights in the Midwest” are now online thanks to teachers in Chicago. Continue reading

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Congratulations NHD Winners!

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

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What Are Your Summer Plans?

The upcoming Primarily Teaching Summer workshop will be held in several locations this year. Continue reading

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Join Us for a Primarily Teaching Summer Workshop

We are now accepting applications for Primarily Teaching—our summer institute for educators on using historical documents in the classroom.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 2014 workshops will be conducted at: The National Archives at Chicago, June 23–27 The National Archives in … Continue reading

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Doing Research at a National Archives Facility

We want student and adult researchers to visit us—our records are waiting to be discovered! Here’s an introduction to in-person research at the National Archives. Continue reading

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