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What Is National History Day?

High school and middle school students research a topic in history and present a paper, documentary, exhibit, performance or website.

This year's theme
Research Libraries
Tips for students

Whether you need tips for specific types of projects or guidance on doing research, we've got you covered!
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National History Day

National History Day Philadelphia is a program of National History Day, an NEH Medalist

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Check out some amazing NHD projects and the inspirational young minds who created them!

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Resources to help you help your students, from mentoring to Standards to projects.


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