University of Wyoming (American Heritage Center)

Log Number: CAGML-248201-OMLS-20

The University of Wyoming's National History Day engages more than 500,000 middle and high school students annually in sourcing, critical thinking, problem-solving, oral, written, analytical, and presentation skills. Due to the pandemic, students seeking to access primary sources for research have had to turn to online resources. The American Heritage Center at the University of Wyoming will increase access to its archives through strategic digitization, a new website that will display these digitized materials, and a marketing campaign to spread awareness of the website to History Day participants in all 50 states. Subject areas will include entertainment, western history, women's history, transportation, conservation, journalism, and more.