History Fair Resources
Steps for researching your History Fair Project
Flowchart to outline your history fair project step-by-step.
National History Day:
Get inspiration for your history fair project from the sample topic list.
National History Day Research Central
List of links designed to help students, teachers, parents, administrators, and visitors in a variety of ways.
What is a primary/secondary/tertiary source?
from the University of Maryland Libraries.
African-American History Online Database
History Reference Center
Search through over 7 million online documents and images made available from the Library of Congress.
From the Library of Congress, this website provides "free access to over 5 million pages of select, digitized historic newspapers published between 1836 and 1922.
This ALA recommended site explores African American issues on the Web through a full range of activities.
Best History Sites:
Created by EdTechTeacher, Inc., an award-winning portal that contains annotated links to over 1200 history web sites.
Kid Info: Famous Historical Documents:
Here is a site packed with historical documents, a history search engine, and links to other great sites. Great place to go for primary documents.
History of Science & Technology:
by the Franklin Science Institute
History on the Web:
Subject guides for primary and secondary sources on all periods of history from the University of Washington Libraries.
Smithsonian’s History Explorer:
American History primary sources, reference materials, reviewed websites, and more!
The History Channel:
Find out what happened on this day in history, or listen to a famous speech.
The History Net:
Here is a well-organized site that covers world history from ancient to modern times with magazine sources.
U.S. Army Military History:
History of the U.S. Army.
U.S. & World History Web Sites:
Sites recommended by
Enoch Pratt Free Library in Baltimore.