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Sample NHD Projects

National History Day in Wisconsin

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Review these award-winning NHD projects to get inspiration for your own! 

Keep in mind that you won't be able to see the bibliographies for these projects. The research behind each project contributed significantly to its ranking according to NHD criteria.

Historical Papers
  • Cholera and the Pump on Broad Street,
    This paper was written by Laura from University School of Milwaukee for the senior division. It won the NHD gold medal in 2011. This paper is now part of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) digital collection of articles on John Snow.
Exhibits
  • Mineral Point Mining: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (PDF)
    This exhibit was created by Val from Random Lake High School for the senior individual division. It placed 4th at the national contest in 2008.
  • The Abraham Lincoln Battalion (PDF)
    This exhibit was created by Cody from Holmen High School for the senior individual division. It won the NHD gold medal in 2007.
  • Sample NHD Exhibits (PDF, 3 MB)
    A compilation of several sample exhibit projects. The presentation highlights tips and tricks for creating an exhibit.
Websites

A website from the junior division. It placed 3rd in 2017

A website from the senior division. It placed 9th in 2017.

 

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