August 11, 2022

NHD 2016: CMHEC Topic Ideas – Arts & Culture

Last Updated on August 8, 2021

NHD 2016 CMHEC Arts Culture

Below you will find Library of Congress resources curated by TPS-Barat that relate to National History Day 2016 topic ideas from the Chicago Metro History Education Center. This set specifically focuses on the arts and culture but all topic ideas are related to the 2016 NHD theme: Exploration, Encounter, Exchange in History. NOTE: historic newspaper coverage is from 1836-1922.

Exchanging Worlds, Exploring and Encountering Empire: World’s Fair Columbian Exposition

Exploring New Media: The Popularization of Radio

Great Migration: Encounters between the Old Settlers and New Migrants

Musical Exchange and Exploration: Delta Migration and the Chicago Blues

“Old Settlers” of Black Chicago: Exploring a New Community

 WPA: Exploring Government Support for the Arts

More CMHEC Topic Ideas

More NHD-related resources from TPS-Barat

National History Day project resources

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