National History Day 2016
Bay Farm Middle School participates in National History Day!
Where can I find it ?

 

In the search for history and those little “nuggets” of information that provide historians with insight into the past, there are times when a lot of time and patience are needed to uncover (or discover!) just the right source.  Listed below are “repositories”, or places where you might find many of the resources you need for your project!  However, do not limit yourself to just this list!  See if you can discover and record other repositories and sources of your own!

 



STATE RECORDS:

 

Historic Registers

Photographs

Census Records

Geological Survey Maps

Military Records

Fire Records

Railroad Records

 HISTORICAL &    CULTURAL  INSTITUTIONS:


Special Collections

Artifacts

Archaeological Site Maps

Letters

Government Records

Newspapers

Exhibits

Historical Archives

 HOME:


Albums

Diaries

Journals

Letters

Private Collections

Genealogy

Quilts

Oral Histories

Medical Records

Military Records

Photographs

 COURTHOUSE:


Deeds

Wills

Ledgers

Estate Settlements

Marriage Records

City Directories

Tax Records

Genealogy Records



 LIBRARY:


Census Records

Business Ledgers

Histories

Reference Works

Special Collections

Primary Sources

Magazines

Books

Photographs

 SCHOOLS:


Yearbooks

Attendance Records

School Board Minutes


 ONLINE:


Primary Sources

Secondary Sources

Photographs

Letters

Census Records

Genealogy Records

Newspapers

 BUSINESSES:


Employer Newsletters

Correspondence

Annual Reports

Photographs

Historical Records

 

 PLACES OF WORSHIP:


Memberships

Names and Dates

Cemetery Records

Burial Practices

Inscriptions