Information and help for History Day projects.
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History Day Websites
History Day Research in Minnesota
Walks students through the process of researching History Day projects, provides guidance for the research process, and recommends research sources available to Minnesota residents.
National History Day in Minnesota
From the Minnesota Historical Society. Find topic ideas, sample projects, project resources, and more information.
National History Day and Archives
Information on using archives for National History Day.
National History Day
More information about National History Day.
Get personalized help from librarians, Minnesota History Day staff, and college mentors.
Monday, November 19, 3 - 6 p.m.
Merriam Park Library
Thursday, January 10, 3 - 6 p.m.
Monday, January 14, 3 - 6 p.m.
Highland Park Library
Thursday, January 24, 3 - 6 p.m.
Monday, January 28, 3 - 6 p.m.
Highland Park Library
History Day Hullabaloo
History Day project help, fun, and prizes!
Saturday, February 9, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Can't make it at these times? Library staff are always able to assist you, Stop by, call, or email us!
From the Library of Congress. Written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience.
CAMIO (Catalog of Art Museum Images Online)
Images of works of art held at museums.
View newspaper pages from 1860 to 1922.
Chronology of U.S. Historical Documents
Documents from the pre-colonial era to the present.
Links to web sites with historical maps.
Historical Minneapolis Tribune (1867-1922)
Full text of the Minneapolis Morning Tribune, from 1867 through 1922.
Historical New York Times
Full text of the New York Times, from 1851 though 2008.
Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Documents, photographs, death certificate indexes, and much more!
Thousands of documents and images from across Minnesota.
Minnesota Video Vault
Documentaries, interviews, and other video content produced by Twin Cities Public Television.
Primary Documents in American History
Materials digitized from the Library of Congress, covering 1763-1877.
More Online Resources
The online version of the Encyclopedia Britannica.
Magazines dating back to the 1900s and earlier. Available at the Central Library.
Newspapers on Microfilm
A collection of Minnesota newspapers and the New York Times. The oldest issues date back to 1849.