Read about one student's research into historical photographs to create a National History Day documentary about Congresswoman Shirley Chisolm.
The Importance of Local Stories: Oregon Students Discover the Courageous Work and Life of Minoru Yasui
Read about two students who researched visual sources to create a National History Day documentary about attorney Minoru Yasui.
“A Phenomenal Story”: A Student Discovers the Barrier-Breaking Life and Work of Dr. Patricia Bath
Read about one student's research into legislative, genealogical and video sources to create a National History Day documentary project about Dr. Patricia Bath.
Mendez v. Westminster: One Student’s Research Journey into a Barrier-Breaking Case
Read about one student's research in court documents and oral history to create a National History Day documentary project about the Mendez v. Westminster school segregation case.
Join us for a Virtual Pajama Party!
Join us Saturday, October 17th for an online event for kids aged 8–12, focusing on Jackie Robinson's baseball career and civil rights activism.
Voting Rights Today Contest for Texas 12th Graders
The LBJ Foundation invites all 12th-grade Texas students to enter the 2015 "Voting Rights Today" Essay and Documentary Contest to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. The focus of this year's essay and documentary contest is "Voting Rights Today.” The Voting Rights Act was passed as a result of the widespread disenfranchisement of … Continue reading Voting Rights Today Contest for Texas 12th Graders
Profile in Courage Essay Contest
We invite U.S. high school students to write an essay on an act of political courage for the Profile in Courage Essay Contest. The submission deadline is January 5, 2015.
“One of the coolest experiences in my life!”
Eighth grader Allie Tubbs reflects on her National History Day project and winning Nationals.
DC Students Compete at the National Archives for National History Day
Today's post comes from education intern Stephen Pearson. Over two days earlier this month, students arrived at the National Archives Building in Washington, DC, ready to compete. There was excitement and nervous energy in the air. Both the students and history came to life through dynamic performances, stirring documentaries, and eye-popping exhibits, just to name … Continue reading DC Students Compete at the National Archives for National History Day