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Book Review: The Stages of Memory: Reflections on Memorial Art, Loss, and the Space Between

This review originally appeared in the Spring 2018 issue of History News. The…


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The Personal is Professional: Reckoning with Slavers in the Family

By Sarah Jencks, Director of Education and Interpretation, Ford's Theatre My…


Beyond Due Diligence: The Importance of Credit Panels

One of the many pleasures of a recent visit to the American Civil War Museum in…


Take Me Out to the (Old Timey) Ball Game

Full disclosure: I'm no sports fan. Not even close. But last year I discovered…


Five Organizations Earn StEPs Certificates in April

We congratulate these members who earned StEPs certificates last month! The…


Education Crash Course at Locust Grove Workshop

Last month, I attended my first AASLH workshop, "Focusing on Visitors: Public…


Personal Encounters with the Tough Stuff of History

In the last few years, our field has begun to engage more intentionally with…


NEH Grant Opportunity for Community Archives

Are you working on a project that might be eligible for support through a…


Intern Spotlight: Folklorist Anne Rappaport

Our spring intern is wrapping up her time with us at AASLH! Anne Rappaport has…