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  • Table of Contents: On Doing Local History: One Saturday: Two Takes by Carol Kammen History Bytes: Looking Forward by Tim Grove It Goes On by Garrison Keillor Reflections on the Journey by Marilyn Carlson Nelson Sharing Human Experience: The Story of Hole in the Day by Anton Treuer It’s About the Story! A Revolution in […]

  • Nothing can replace the opportunities that arise when you intersect with people who come together around common goals and interests — good history and good times. In 2014, the AASLH Annual Meeting in St. Paul enabled us to explore ways to be “greater than the sum of our parts.” Free Audio Keynote Address: Garrison Keillor Keynote […]

  • PBS’ popular television show Downton Abbey has led to an increase in visitors’ interest in domestic service. Is your museum current with scholarship and new trends in interpretation of this phenomenon? Discuss methods and strategies for revitalizing interpretation in historic house museums to include the voices of domestic servants. Presenters include: Ashley Rogers, Assistant Director, […]

  • Many Small Surveys, One Big Impact was recorded as part of the AASLH 2014 Online Conference. This recording discusses the systematic evaluation of teacher and student experiences across multiple programs, including field trips, can reveal powerful stories of institutional impact while exposing vast areas for improvement. Using examples from collaboration among fifteen Minnesota Historical Society […]

  • Recorded as part of the 2014 AASLH Online Conference, this webinar discusses how children develop a sense of who they are at a very young age and begin to construct meaning regarding their heritage, families, and communities. Through collections, cultural artifacts, and everyday objects, museums are in unique position to provide important information that helps […]

  • Recorded as part of the 2014 AASLH Online Conference, this webinar, Your Most Valuable Partnership: Engaging Your Board to Ensure Success and Sustainability examines your relationship with your board. Are you setting them up for success? Listen to your colleagues from around the country as they identify strategies you can use to ensure your board is […]

  • Recorded as part of the 2014 AASLH Online Conference, this recording of Field Services Alliance Presents Navigating Legal Landmines in Museums and Archives focuses on the many aspects of running an archive or a museum that are grounded in the law. This information-packed recording addresses legal concerns surrounding oral history, collections, and digital copyright that will help […]

  • Recorded as part of the 2014 AASLH Online Conference, this recording focuses on how PBS’ popular television show Downton Abbey has led to an increase in visitors’ interest in domestic service. Is your museum current with scholarship and new trends in interpretation of this phenomenon? This webinar discusses methods and strategies for revitalizing interpretation in […]

  • Dr. Treuer is the Executive Director of the American Indian Resource Center at Bemidji State University and author of thirteen books, including Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask, Ojibwe in Minnesota, and The Assassination of Hole in the Day, which won the AASLH Award of Merit in 2012. Hole in […]

  • Forbes named Marilyn Carlson Nelson, former Chairman and CEO of Carlson, as one of “The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” and U.S. News and World Report called her one of “America’s Best Leaders.” She currently teaches corporate responsibility to MBA students at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management and is the author of the […]