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National History Day 2014 pictureHistory Fair Resources

Printable Brochure
   History Fair resources and flowchart in a printable pdf brochure.

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.

Library Databases
African-American History Online Database
   History Reference Center
   Newspaper Archives

American Memory:
   Search through over 7 million online documents and images made available from the Library of Congress.

Chronicling America:
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.

Best History Sites:
   Created by EdTechTeacher, Inc., an award-winning portal that contains annotated links to over 1200 history websites.

Calvert County Historical Society 

The Calvert County Historical Society houses collections that include valuable records, documents, genealogies, wills, Bibles, publications and oral/video histories.

Calvert County History Digital Library

In this  digital library you will find actual digitized reproductions and resources that celebrate Calvert County's broad history.

Kid Info: Famous Historical Documents:
   Here is a site packed with historical documents, a history search engine, and links to other great sites.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.

Maryland State Library Resource Center
   Print and electronic resources are available from the Enoch Pratt Free Library to all Maryland Residents.  Ask a librarian for help accessing their materials.

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.