Public historians at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) accepted the challenge of collecting video oral histories of workers associated with Bethlehem Steel’s Sparrows Point, Maryland plant, and company town right after the plant’s owner went bankrupt and closed it in 2012.
Jennifer Janofsky offers an insider’s view of the Whitall House (pictured above) at Red Bank Battlefield Park in New Jersey.
Susan Ferentinos, author of Interpreting LGBT History at Museums and Historic Sites, is interviewed by CrossTies contributing editor Linda Shopes.
Clement A. Price, who died November 5, 2014, following a stroke, compiled an extraordinary record of public humanities work that serves as inspiration for practitioners across the region and beyond.
By Linda Shopes If current trends continue, by 2060 58 percent of the population of the United States will be nonwhite, with Hispanics forming the largest minority/majority. In that same year, the number of Americans under 5 and over 85…
Estevan Rael-Gálvez, Senior Vice President of Historic Sites at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, delivered the 2014 Fredric M. Miller Lecture on May 8 at the Philadelphia History Museum.