How might Indian writer, poet, educator, musician, and visionary Rabindranath Tagore have crossed paths with the Federal Government of the United States? What Federal records exist?
Newly digitized narratives written by WWI servicemen after their return from the front document the experience of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive.
Join us for the 2018 “Write” Stuff festival with award-winning authors Gennifer Choldenko, Christopher Paul Curtis, Brian Floca, and Jim Murphy.
Access new DocsTeach teaching activities created by U.S. history teacher Andrew Zetts.
Titanic traveling trunks aim to teach students how to examine artifacts and compare the past to the present.
Update: The recorded theme webinar is now posted on National History Day's YouTube channel! Kick off this year's NHD theme on September 12th! Today's post comes from Lynne O’Hara, Director of Programs for National History Day. Join us on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 7pm ET / 4pm PT to learn more about the theme on a live … Continue reading NHD 2018 Theme Webinar
We built the Remembering WWI app with teachers in mind. Here are some ideas for classroom use.
Lessons available in the “Truman Presidential Inquiries” project pose a question connected to Truman’s time as president, then direct the learner to carefully consider what the evidence reveals.
Students will explore the consequences of the 18th Amendment, that prohibited “the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors for beverage purposes.”
This summer we welcomed children ages 8-12 and their accompanying adult to our History, Heroes, and Treasures sleepover at the National Archives in Washington, DC. Our guests not only slept in the museum with our nation’s founding documents, but also took part in a range of fun and educational activities related to exploration. While some elements of these … Continue reading Bringing Archives Sleepover Activities to the Classroom