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National History Day: Youth Activities

Suggested topics based on available primary sources

Richardson-Sloane Special Collections Center

Location and Hours




(563) 326-7902



321 N Main Street 

Davenport, IA 52801-1490


Mondays: 9am-8pm

Tue - Sat: 9am-5:30pm

Sundays and Holidays: CLOSED





From our Archive and Manuscript Collection

from our Archive & Manuscripts Collections

1997-14 Davenport Nature Study Club records. Includes minutes, scrapbooks, club yearbooks2 record ctr. Cartons. Rg. 38 Sec.9

1998-11 4-H Club Historians Books, 1830's-1970's. Historian's books for Scott Co. boys and girls clubs. Not individual clubs. Newsclippings, ephemeral items, print photographs. Also Mississippi Valley Fair winners. 7 records center cartons. Rg. 38 Sec.8.

2002-05 Camp Fire girls Camp records. Video and film of Camp Fire Girls Camp at Allen's Grove; brief history of the camp. 1 3-ring binder; 1 16mm film; 1 videocas. In box. Rg. 38 Sec. 4

X-08 Harriet R. Wheeler DHS sr yr diary & ephemera. Scrapbook of newsclippings re: plays &social events, programs, fashions, autographs & her reminiscence from Davenport High School 1922-23; ephemera items from Davenport High School & intermediate schools from 1900-1930. 1 bound volume & 2 folders ephemera. Rg. 37 Sec.1