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  • StEPs labs are 75- or 90-minute webinars that provide you with valuable information and training from the comfort of your office or home. With no travel expenses or extended time away, StEPs labs are a quick and convenient way to learn new skills. The webinars are offered in conjunction with AASLH’s Standards and Excellence Program […]

  • 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 […]

  • The promise of remembrance is the work of commemoration, the responsibility to mark and search for the meanings of our ancestors’ achievements and afflictions. Their monuments and moments are the promise they left to us to build the next generation of new beginnings. The 2011 American Association for State and Local History Annual Meeting will […]

  • Historic Houses are part of the common good. We have a responsibility to our collections, our supporters, and our communities to make a positive impact. How does that translate to the environment and going green – and in a reasonable way? Join Sarah Sutton and moderator Ken Turino to find out. This webinar will include: […]

  • Crossroads: Exploring Vibrant Connections Between People and Place A crystal clear mountain lake, an American Indian cliff dwelling, a railway crossroad, a farmstead, your home. Each evokes an emotional response; each stirs the human spirit; and each reminds us that history is, at its core, about the powerful connections between people and place. The 2012 […]

  • Birmingham is a city which has reoriented its history, inspiring international human rights movements. It is the perfect place to think & talk about how stories of ordinary people and extraordinary change inspire and inform us, our publics, and our programs and outreach.Like Birmingham, history organizations are changing the way they do things, taking issues […]

  • Just as Louisville’s growth and success spring from the barriers faced by Ohio River travelers at the Falls of the Ohio, the power of possibility allows the public history field to see opportunities instead of obstacles. Momentum is building once again! We can be both creative and disciplined, consistent and fresh, informative and fun. As […]

  • 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 […]

  • AASLH is known as a go-to-source for high quality publications for history professionals. Here you will find books ranging from the widely used Small Museums Toolkit to more project-specific works like Museum Store Management. Our books cover a wide range of topics, from interpreting slavery to cataloging antiques to applying for grants. And remember, AASLH members always save 20% […]

  • 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. Resources in bold are free […]