Historical Societies and the March of Time

By studying demographics, we can see that life for historical societies is…


Improving History Work: Collaboration Continues to Matter

Before there was an American Association for State and Local History, many…


Trial by Fire: The New Future of History Nonprofits

The American Academy of Arts & Sciences' Humanities Indicators (HI) project…


New Website Launched: 300 Journeys into Indiana's Past

AASLH Member Since 1941 The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) has launched its…


How Clean are Your Interactives?

As a museum educator, I was horrified when I saw the media headlines alleging…


What happened to the Junior Membership program?

I was recently pouring through old minutes from the Detroit Historical Society…


We're the Big Museum?

I'm fortunate to have spent my professional career in small museums, such as…


We’re Looking for Good Writers! Do You Have a Book in You?

It's summer, we know you're busy always but we also know that our minds never…


A History of XYZ in ### Objects

In April, Slate’s culture blog Brow Beat showed how the meme started by Neil…


Engaging the Public: Seven Rules

Steven Lubar, Director of Brown University's Public Humanities Program has…