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History Fair Resources

Steps for researching our 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.

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Kid Info: Famous Historical Documents:
   Here is a site packed with historical documents, a    history search engine, and links to other great sites.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