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  • 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 […]

  • The History Relevance Campaign is a diverse group of history professionals posing questions about what makes the past relevant today. The Campaign serves as a catalyst for discovering, demonstrating, and promulgating the value of history for individuals, communities, and the nation. AASLH is proud to be a partner in this important effort. We believe that history can have more impact when it connects […]

  • The tragic shootings at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston last June precipitated a national outcry against the Confederate flag. State leaders in Alabama and South Carolina removed it from capitol grounds. Walmart and other retailers discontinued merchandise bearing the flag. Meanwhile, the controversy expanded to include Confederate monuments and statues. Americans’ fury, on […]

  • Are you as good of a manager as you want to be? Could you use a refresher on how good management techniques can improve the productivity of your history organization’s paid and unpaid staff? Join us for a practical webinar geared toward history professionals that will help you learn new skills in employee assessment and […]

  • Being prepared and identifying the potential threats to one’s institution are the best ways of reducing risks to cultural collections. Organizations cannot move ahead to the development of an emergency plan without a clear-eyed understanding of the areas where their institution is most vulnerable to loss and damage.   This webinar focuses on the general […]

  • Since 1960, museum professionals have been sharing their expertise through these clear and succinct how-to guides. Whether you seeking information on management and administration, historical interpretation, research practices, preservation techniques, or any other subject related to the practice of state and local history, there’s probably a Technical Leaflet that will help. For a complete list of […]

  • StEPs Labs are 75- or 90-minute webinars that provide you with valuable information and training from the comfort of your office or home. They are offered in coordination with AASLH’s Standards and Excellence Program for History Organizations, which helps small- and mid-sized history organizations assess policies and practices, manage daily operations and plan for the future. StEPs […]

  • Is History Relevant? Then Let’s Do Something About It! Find out about the History Relevance Campaign‘s Impact Project and help us discover innovative ways to use history to make a difference in people’s lives. Share your ideas and hear directly from colleagues representing each of ten ways to make history relevant in their state or […]

  • Winds of Change:  As much as Oklahoma’s infamous tornadoes and storms generate both gentle and severe winds impacting the state, so too have the winds of opportunity impacted the nation’s cultural landscape. Winds, while possibly destructive, also can usher in new perspectives, opportunities, and critical self examination that may lead to strengthening organizations and the […]

  • Recorded as part of the 2013 AASLH Online Conference, Volunteers: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Change  helps you discover how three organizations have re-worked their volunteer programs, creating a mutually beneficial relationship; expanding the role of volunteers by giving them greater responsibility and matching jobs to specialized skills, opening their volunteer program to younger and different people; and […]