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  • 65% of all adults in the U.S. use at least one social media site. From sharing family photos to learning about what is happening in the world to organizing revolutions to planning a day trip, social media has connected local and international communities like never before. History organizations can be intimidated by the number and […]

  • Volunteers are an essential part of numerous museums and historical organizations’ workforces. The Chester County Historical Society’s volunteer handbook outlines the history of the organization, policies and procedures of the organization, the committees and projects volunteers can serve or work on, and the floor plan of the history center. Organizations creating a new volunteer program […]

  • In the late 1990s, AASLH produced The Gift of History brochure to help professionals convey the value of history to their communities. This Technical Leaflet is intended for professionals who have limited resources or staff for public relations to promote the information conveyed in The Gift of History. Laura J. Sadowski articulates why history is […]