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Call for pitches and manuscripts: Commemoration and Public History

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Entering the Flight 93 National Memorial galleries in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, a few years ago, my mind was on my achy muscles. My husband and I had just completed an intensive, multiday cooperage workshop at the Somerset Historical Society nearby. We don’t visit western Pennsylvania that often, so we thought this would be a good opportunity to check out the Memorial despite being pretty exhausted. Read More

“The Pride Guide”: Where the personal meets the professional in public history practice

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Editors’ Note: This post is the second of two History@Work pieces inspired by the current special issue of The Public Historian: “Queering Public History,” Vol. 41, No. 2. You can read additional LGBTQ reports from the field in this NCPH ePublication, which complements The Public Historian issue and these blog posts. Read More

Mapping Dissent: Queer and Trans resistance at UCSB

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Editors’ Note: This post is one of two History@Work pieces inspired by the current special issue of The Public Historian: “Queering Public History,” Vol. 41, No. 2. You can read additional LGBTQ reports from the field in this NCPH ePublication, which complements The Public Historian issue and these blog posts. Read More

Preserving Asbury Park’s African American Music Heritage

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Editors’ Note: This post is part of a History@Work series that complements “The Public Historian,” volume 40, number 3, which is about the history of the field of Black Museums.

Entertainment and music are a big piece of Asbury Park’s history. Read More