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National History Day

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Rainbow Coalition Button given to Mayor Kurt L. Schmoke, 1996, Mayor’s Papers, BRG9-44-5

 

2017 THEME: “TAKING A STAND”

Research your History Day Project at the Baltimore City Archives!  Learn the necessary skills and resources available for primary source-based historical research. Gain access to the City Archive’s vast collection of original manuscripts and images on Baltimore history. Work alongside professional researchers to enhance content knowledge, build your bibliography, and develop all the components of a successful History Day project.

Individual Student Research: A chance for individual students to conduct primary source research under the guidance of a City Archives staff member or volunteer educator. Perfect for National History Day projects!

SOME SAMPLE HISTORY DAY TOPICS (click on for more details)

The Struggle Over Segregated Recreation: Swimming at Baltimore’s Fort Smallwood Park
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Defending the Home Front from Attack: “Homeland Security” in World War II Baltimore
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Provident Hospital (1894-1986): Founded By and For Baltimore’s African Americans
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Urban Renewal in Baltimore: The Inner Harbor Renaissance
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MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

Research assistance is available by appointment only. Our regular opening hours are Monday through Friday from 9AM to 3PM. We anticipate being open on an upcoming Saturday in 2017 (but the date is yet to be determined.) Click here to make an appointment:

https://baltimorecityhistory.net/research-appointments/

 

 

 

 

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