Are you looking for primary resources for your classroom? Do you want to access an archive for your upcoming research project? Join Brooklyn Connections and the Museum of the City of New York to meet archivists from Bronx County History Society; Gilder Lehrman; Municipal Art Society of New York; NYC Dept. of Records and Information Services, Municipal Library and Archives; National Archives at New York City (NARA); The Bronx County Historical Society; The Morgan Library and Museum; Museum of the City of New York (Collections Department); Urban Archive; Brooklyn Academy of Music; New York City Transit Museum; and Green-Wood Cemetery Archives. Learn where to access the resources New York City has to offer, and discover primary sources that can help your research. Students and teachers welcome.
- Visit research institutions from across the city – all in one place
- Learn how to access primary and secondary sources for your History Day project
- Meet archivists, librarians, and museum professionals from across the city
- Connect with other teachers and students working on research and History Day projects
This event will also inspire you to flex your intellectual muscles by participating in New York City History Day, the regional program of the National History Day competition. Participating students create a project to showcase their research and original theses related to this year’s annual theme, “Triumph & Tragedy in History,” and present their findings to a panel of judges from a variety of professional fields. Competition day is March 10, 2019 (registration deadline is February 4, 2019).