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  • History Day Project Samples
    From the Harry S. Truman Library in Missouri. Take a look at other students' work and get an idea what a winning project looks like
  • History Day FAQ - Primary Sources
    Find out what makes a primary source and why. Get answers to other questions about History Day. From the Pennsylvania chapter of National History Day
  • National History Day and Archives
    A special toolkit from the Society of American Archivists helps you look at how to visit and use archives all over to enhance your History Day project.
  • National History Day Research Central
    A list of links designed to help students, teachers, parents, administrators, and visitors in a variety of ways, covering research methods and materials, primary sources on the Web, and state resources.

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    Get recent and relevant research for your project with these Library Databases. Use your Library card # and PIN to login if you are not at the Library.

    apple Student Resources in Context
    lots of biographies, background info, and primary documents
    yin yang Opposing Viewpoints in Context
    Pro-con articles, essays on controversial topics, a good place to find controversy
    world book World Book
    Online encyclopedia full of basic articles, overviews, and primary sources

    World History in Context
    Subject database specializing in connecting historical topics      


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    Useful Books

    Cover Art
    Pío Pico - Carlos Manuel Salomon
    Call Number: 921/PICO/CARM
    ISBN: 9780806140902
    Publication Date: 2010-05-14

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    Forgotten Pioneers - Thomas F. Prendergast
    Call Number: MC/325.794/PRE
    ISBN: 9780898753905
    Publication Date: 2001-06-01

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    Trampling Out the Vintage - Frank Bardacke
    Call Number: 921/CHAVEZ
    ISBN: 9781844677184
    Publication Date: 2011-10-24

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    Sunset Limited - Richard J. Orsi
    Call Number: 385.0978/ORS
    ISBN: 9780520251649
    Publication Date: 2007-02-06

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    The First PoliceWoman - Lisa Eisemann
    Call Number: 979.476/EIS
    ISBN: 9781412075480
    Publication Date: 2006-01-01

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    Legacy of Luna - Julia Butterfly Hill; Julia Hill
    Call Number: 333.7516/HILL
    ISBN: 9780062516589
    Publication Date: 2000-03-22

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