In light of the LGTBQ theme study recently released by the National Park Service, The Public Historian invites proposals for articles to be published in a special issue of the journal on LGTBQ public history to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising. Read More
Public history as a discipline and as a practice is inherently collaborative. It requires that we share knowledge as well as authority. And the editors of The Public Historian would like you to share your knowledge with us and the larger community of public historians. Read More
Public history education is exploding, with new graduate and undergraduate programs appearing every year–or so it seems. The National Council on Public History has long supported the professionalization of public history education by developing best practices documents for public history programs and other resources for educators. Read More
Slave cabin at Greenfield Plantation, Botetourt County, VA. Courtesy of Joseph McGill and the Slave Dwelling Project.
On October 15, 1966, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) into law and formally established historic preservation as a priority of the federal government. Read More
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