1. An Auxiliary Nurse's Armistice Day

    …invoked a military analogy as she extolled the “splendid service” of Red Cross Volunteers like Clarke. “We soon realized that those who would serve their Red Cross best … would…

  2. Columbia’s Master of Arts in Oral History Educates the Next Generation of Oral Historians

    …in the methodology throughout the university, and the Rockefeller Foundation Humanities Fellows hosted by the Center from 1998 to 2000 similarly demonstrated engagement with oral history across many scholarly disciplines…

  3. New Report Reveals Rutgers University's Ties to Slavery, Native American Displacement

    Rutgers University released the findings of eight months of research that reveal an untold history of some of the institution’s founders as slave owners and the displacement of…

  4. Economic Challenges: A Second Look

    …In the Fall 2009 issue of Cross Ties, directors of three historical organizations explained their early responses to these challenges. This month, Richard Burkert, president and chief executive officer of…

  5. Welcome to Our New Web Site

    …to follow the site through your customary news reader or to share items of interest with colleagues. We also have made some changes in Cross Ties, the MARCH newsletter, to…

  6. Digital Public Library of America Featured At 2012 Miller Memorial Lecture

    …in its work. Cross Ties readers can explore the website for details on how to become involved.   Linda Shopes is contributing editor for Cross Ties. She is a freelance…

  7. Princeton Investigates its Roots in Slavery

    …Princeton University is investigating its early history and participation in slavery through the Princeton & Slavery Project. The university joins others, including Brown and Georgetown Universities, in acknowledging their past…

  8. Memories of the Future

    Ties series featuring the reflections of new leaders of humanities organizations, Marvin Pinkert, executive director of the Jewish Museum of Maryland, describes the museum’s new strategic goals and places them…

  9. Reimagining the Nation: Maps, Censuses, and Museums

    …city with its religious relics. Accordingly, these bishops founded cities in far away lands, including those that would become known as Quivira and Cibola, two of the mythic Seven Cities

  10. Relevance, Connection, Surprise: The NMAJH Seeks to Meet Contemporary Challenges

    …by Jay Rosenblatt, courtesy of the National Museum of American Jewish History In the latest in the Cross Ties occasional series featuring the reflections of new leaders of humanities organizations…