Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

Greater Kansas City History Day
March 2, 2019
Chrisman High School

  • Local topics list (includes President Truman; Kansas City; State of Missouri and State of Kansas topics)

  • NHD 2019 theme materials: 2019 Theme | Theme book

  • Truman digital resources: Digital document sets | Online photographs | Search the archives

  • Theme powerpoint

  • Live binder of NHD resources from Charlene Burns (Liberty Middle School)

  • Teacher toolkits: Wisconsin | California | Minnesota

  • Tips and suggestions for each category
    Exhibits | Documentary | Performance | Website | Papers

  • NHD Rule Book: www.nhd.org/images/uploads/RuleBook14.pdf

  • Student Examples: https://www.nhd.org/categories
  • Regional contest date: Saturday, March 2, 2019

    Regional contest deadline: Tuesday February 12, 2019 (midnight)

    All websites and papers need to be uploaded and registration for all categories completed by midnight.

    Contest location: William Chrisman High School, Independence, Mo.

    "Triumph and Tragedy in History"




    A Kansas City region student won second place in the nation at National History Day 2018!

    Riley Sutherland from Liberty North High School's Silver medal winning performance (YouTube)

    In 2017, two local students placed first in the nation - here is a 2017 recap:

    • Classrooom presentations by the regional coordinator can be arranged by appointment. Email: mark.adams@nara.gov

    Student Examples from local entries:



    For more information e-mail mark.adams@nara.gov