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Citizen Historians, U.S. Newspapers, and the History of the Holocaust

This article is from the Winter 2019 issue of History News, AASLH's quarterly…


Shapell Roster Project Seeks Jewish Civil War Sources and Descendants

By Eliza Kolander, Outreach Specialist, Shapell Manuscript Foundation What…


A Crisis of Faith: Interpreting Leonard Bernstein's Music and Religion

Photos courtesy of Jessi Melcer. By Barbara Franco, independent scholar, museum…


Historic Prayers in Historic Churches

By Spencer W. McBride, Ph.D. One of my favorite historical sites to visit…


It's Official: We're Dating Our Building

Back in 2016, AASLH was searching for new office space. Our rented office on…


Religious History Opportunities in Austin

Mission Concepción in San Antonio. Photo by Travis Witt. Will you be among the…


Watch Your Language! Denominational and Congregational Lingos

AASLH has been giving a lot of attention recently to how we as interpreters use…


Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington Welcomes New Executive Director

The Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington has announced the…


To Do Rightly: Congregations as Incubators of American Activism

Photo by Victor Manuel Ramos. Courtesy of Arch Street Meeting House. Last year,…


Public History and American Civil Religion

When I tell people I study religious history, the conversation frequently…