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Baltimore and the National Council on Public History Annual Conference

Sharing Baltimore’s history is essential work, necessary to make sense of the past, present, and future and to both understand and negotiate the racial divides that still mark every street corner and corner store in the city.

Mill Stories: Deindustrialization as Public History

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.

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Museums Greet Pope with Religion-Theme Exhibits

While three major Mid-Atlantic cities (Washington, New York, and Philadelphia) hosted this month’s historic visit of Pope Francis, his first to the United States, museums in Philadelphia had the additional incentive of the World Meeting of Families Congress to develop religious exhibits to coincide with his arrival.

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Rethinking New Jersey’s Whitall House

Jennifer Janofsky offers an insider’s view of the Whitall House (pictured above) at Red Bank Battlefield Park in New Jersey.

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Author Interview: Interpreting LGBT History

Susan Ferentinos, author of Interpreting LGBT History at Museums and Historic Sites, is interviewed by CrossTies contributing editor Linda Shopes.

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2015 Fredric Miller Lecture

Katherine Ott was the guest speaker for the seventeenth, and final, annual Fredric M. Miller Memorial Lecture on Friday, April 10.

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Three Events This April

MARCH and OHMAR (Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region) formed a partnership to host three major events for public historians on the Rutgers University-Camden campus.

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