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  • “From the perspective of the Hmong community in Minneapolis and St. Paul, the Minnesota Historical Society was not doing enough to adequately convey the diverse experiences of Hmong people in the Upper Midwest. […] Enter Noah Vang. In 2013, he and a committee from the Hmong community approached the museum with a proposal for an […]

  • Table of Contents: On Doing Local History: History Organizations as a Third Place by Carol Kammen The Whole is Greater: Have You Eaten Today? by Ashley Bouknight Understanding and Interpreting the American Experience in World War I by Jennifer D. Keene Steve Lubar Ruins Everything: Why Historical Societies Need Experts, Even When It Hurts by […]

  • “The first thing Steven Lubar, Professor of American Studies, History, and History of Art and Architecture at Brown University, ruined for the Little Compton Historical Society was Benjamin Church’s sword…” A professor volunteers at a local historical society and uncovers myths, mysteries, and misidentified artifacts. Marjory O’Toole of the Little Compton Historical Society uses these […]

  • Table of Contents: On Doing Local History: A National Civics Lesson by Carol Kammen The Whole is Greater: Calling Out Afro Latinx Identity by Omar Eaton-Martinez I AM History: The Way Public History Embraces Inclusion in Today’s Social and Political Climates by Dina Bailey Good Intentions Are Not Enough: Lessons for Inclusive Public History by […]

  • Table of Contents: On Doing Local History: Encounters with History by Carol Kammen The Whole is Great: My Turn to Tell the Story: Internships for People of Color by Monica S. Moncada Value of History: History is Hot Right Now: Can That Help Save the Profession? by Jason Steinhauer The Museum as Center for Social […]

  • Table of Contents: “On Doing Local History: Two Grandfathers” by Carol Kammen “History Bytes: The End” Tim Grove “If It Was Easy, Anyone Could Do It: Training Professionals for History Institutions” by Rick Beard “Grappling with Unfolding Events” by Jason Crabill, Melanie A. Adams, and Kyle McKoy “Why Old Places Matter” by Thompson Mayes “Keeping […]

  • Table of Contents: “On Doing Local History: Encounters with History” by Carol Kammen “The Whole is Greater: Fostering Empathy” by Dina Bailey “Reconsiderations of Memorials and Monuments” by Modupe Labode “Fighting Civil Rights and the Cold War: Confederate Monuments at Gettysburg” by Jill Ogline Titus “Finding Meaning in Monuments: Atlanta History Center Enters Dialogue on […]

  • Table of Contents: On Doing Local History: The Era of the Great War by Carol Kammen Generation Why: Why Adding Millenials to Your Board is a Good Move, TBH by Colleen Dilenschneider Reflections on a Career in Public History by John E. Fleming Why Historical Thinking is Not About History by Sam Wineburg The Spirit […]

  • Table of Contents: On Doing Local History: The Local Historian as Public Intellectual by Carol Kammen The Value of History: When History and Memory Collide by W. Todd Groce Slaves and Slaveholders of Wessyngton by Rob DeHart For the Love of History: The Benefits of Collections-Based Research by Katheryn P. Viens We Are All in […]

  • To help introduce non-members to our quarterly magazine and all the helpful articles, reviews, and how-tos we include in every issue, we’re offering the Summer 2015 copy free to download and view online. Check it out here and spread the word! Table of Contents: One Doing Local History: Become Part of the Conversation by Carol […]