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History Day - by Subject

Examples of resources, arranged by broad subjects, from previous Connecticut History Day competitions


See also other previous History Day topics, including John F. Kennedy, cold war, etc.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

As a Regional Federal Depository Library, the Connecticut State Library has a strong collection of NASA publications distributed through the FDLP.

Books, Documents, etc.

Women & Aeronautics

See also pages on women.

Other Institutions

Space Race

Books, Documents, etc.

Other Institutions


Apollo Program

The Apollo Program was part of the Space Race. Here are resources specific to Apollo Program.

Books, Documents, etc.

These are only some examples. Search our library catalog, Primo, for more resources.

Other Institutions

Selected Web Sites

These are only a few suggested ones

Challenger Space Shuttle

Books, Documents, etc.

Check our catalog and databases, as well as other guides.


These are a few suggestions. for a full list, see:

Terminology & Usage Disclaimer

Please be advised that some of these resources--particularly those created in previous eras--contain descriptions for ancestral, racial, ethnic, and gender identity that may be offensive or harmful to individuals investigating these records, and are considered inappropriate to use in modern times. The descriptions and treatment of historically marginalized groups, women, and animals may be upsetting. Also, please note that inclusion in this subject guide does not necessarily constitute endorsement of the views therein--we encourage investigators to use their own judgment when evaluating books, websites, articles, documents, and other resources.

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