Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum

Greater Kansas City History Day

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

  • 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
    • 2020 Theme Announced: Breaking Barriers in History
    • Date of regional contest: February 29, 2020
    • Registration deadline: February 10, 2020
    • Contest location; Chrisman High School, Independence, Mo.
    • Registration opens January 1, 2020




    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