Florida History Day
Florida History Day
May 3-5, 2020
National History Day
June 14-18, 2020
Resources for Florida History Day
Florida History Day, which is sponsored by the Museum of Florida History, is an annual statewide activity that enhances the teaching and learning of history at elementary and secondary school levels. A Florida History Day entry can address any person, event or idea from any time or place in history, but it must relate to the theme Breaking Barriers in History.
Resources for several topics in Florida history have been identified. This list is not comprehensive. Once you have a topic in mind, try searching all of Florida Memory for additional resources.
Primary Source Sets
National History Day Resources
These materials were created by National History Day for students and teachers.
- 2020 Theme Narrative (PDF)
- Guide for Middle School (Word Document)
- Guide for High School Part 1 (Word Document)
- Guide for High School Part 2 (Word Document)
- 2020 Theme Book (PDF)
- Rule Book (English PDF)
- Reglamento del Concurso (Spanish PDF)
Visiting the State Library and Archives of Florida
The State Library and Archives of Florida is located on the second floor of the R.A. Gray Building at 500 South Bronough Street, Tallahassee, Florida, two blocks west of the State Capitol (an online map is available). Our public research facilities are open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. The State Library and Archives is closed Saturdays, Sundays and on state holidays. Researchers are encouraged to check with the State Library and Archives to verify operating hours and records availability prior to visiting.
Additional Resources at Your Library
If you need additional assistance locating information for your process paper and annotated bibliography, talk to the librarian at your school or public library or use the Ask-a-Librarian service. A librarian can help you locate primary and secondary resources that search engines such as Google may not be able to retrieve.