A frontier in music: United States Patent 5,255,452 - the shoes used to perform the anti-gravity illusion move seen in Michael Jackson's 1988 "Smooth Criminal" video. Congratulations to all the students who participated in and were recognized at the National History Day 2022 contests! Your work is always inspirational, and we are happy to know … Continue reading Resources for National History Day 2023: Frontiers in History
Different Sources, Different Perspectives: Georgia Student Discovers the “Good Fight” of Shirley Chisholm
Read about one student's research into historical photographs to create a National History Day documentary about Congresswoman Shirley Chisolm.
Spotlight: Finding Footage for National History Day Projects — The Unwritten Record
Check out our sister blog, The Unwritten Record, for a great list of film footage for National History Day projects for this year's theme: "Communication in History: The Key to Understanding"!
Hispanic-Latinx Historical Records at the National Archives
Find primary sources documenting the Hispanic-Latinx experience and government relations throughout U.S. history.
The “Write” Stuff – Learning about Research and the Writing Process
Join us Saturday, October 10th at 3:00 pm EDT for The "Write" Stuff, to hear three authors discussing their research on women’s rights and suffrage.
Texas Mexican American Soldiers with the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I
Primary sources from the National Archives illustrate the experiences of Texas Mexican American Soldiers in WWI
Upcoming Webinar on Hispanic-Latinx Primary Sources
Join us for a free webinar on Oct 10th at 7 p.m. EDT to learn how to find Hispanic-Latinx primary sources at the National Archives.
The “Write” Stuff at the National Archives
The “Write” Stuff writing and research festival is back for its third year at the National Archives in Washington, DC. On Saturday June 1st, 2019, aspiring young authors and illustrators (and their families!) are invited to spend the day learning how to find the “write” stuff to tell their stories! This event brings acclaimed authors Debbie … Continue reading The “Write” Stuff at the National Archives
Student Rights in the 20th Century: Tinker v. Des Moines, an Article & Podcast
A journal article and podcast provide a deeper dive into students rights cases, including Tinker v. Des Moines.
“Over the Top” Experiences of Texan Mexicans in the WWI Trenches
When the United States entered World War I, among the hundreds of thousands of men who registered for the first round of the draft that year were immigrants from all corners of the world.