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Homewood Museum Appoints New Director/Curator

Johns Hopkins University recently announced the appointment of Julia Rose as the new Director and Curator of Homewood Museum.

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Save the Date for the Untold Histories (Un)Conference

Telling Untold Histories takes place May 11, 2017.

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William Penn Foundation Names New Executive Director

Shawn McCaney will become executive director starting March 1, 2017.

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7th Annual Public History Community Forum

MARCH is co-sponsoring the 7th Annual Public History Community Forum. FREE with RSVP.

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CFP–Pippi to Ripley 4: Sex and Gender in Children’s Lit, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Comics

Pippi to Ripley 4 is an interdisciplinary conference with a focus on women and gender in imaginative fiction. We invite papers devoted to fictional characters in all media.

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Whither Washingtonia? Design Plans for Renovated MLK Library Leave Questions

By Matthew B. Gilmore As I reported in August, 2016, the Martin Luther King Memorial Library in Washington, D.C. is slated to closed March 4, 2017, for at least three years, with reopening planned for some time in 2020. A final

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Still Struggling, Still Preserving: Update on the District of Columbia’s Archives and Public Records Office

By Matthew B. Gilmore

The Office of Public Records (OPR) is a division under the District of Columbia’s Office of the Secretary. OPR currently operates an Archives and Records Center facility at Naylor Court. This facility is supplemented by other city and Federal facilities to store public records. The Naylor Court facility has reached its storage capacity and its physical and mechanical deficiencies make it inadequate for the long-term preservation of the city’s archival records.

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