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DHF Presents “Why The Civil War Mattered” With Stephen Hahn

From the Delaware Humanities Forum: The Delaware Humanities Forum’s Joseph P. DelTufo Annual Lecture will be held Thursday, October 18, at the Delaware Historical Society.  Dr. Stephen Hahn, Roy F. and Jeannette P. Nichols Professor of History, University of Pennsylvania,

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Delaware’s Johnson Victrola Museum on “America’s Lost Treasures” on July 25

From the State of Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs: The segment of “America’s Lost Treasures” filmed at Dover, Del.’s Johnson Victrola Museum is scheduled to air at 9 p.m. on July 25, 2012 on the National Geographic cable channel. “America’s Lost Treasures”

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NEH Awards $17M in Awards for 208 Humanities Projects

From the National Endowment for the Humanities: The National Endowment for the Humanities announced $17M in grants for 208 humanities projects.  The funding will support projects, fellowships for scholarly research, the creation of exhibits, digital tools and the preservation of

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Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia Announces 2012 Awards

From Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia: The Preservation Alliance has announced its 2012 award recipients. THE JAMES BIDDLE AWARD for lifetime achievement in historic preservation was awarded to Richard J. Webster, Phd. THE PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD for preservation in the

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Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor Announces Personnel Changes

From the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor : The Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor Board of Directors has appointed Elissa Garofalo as its President and Executive Director.  She has been the D&L’s Vice-President since 2009, but began her career

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Preservation News From Delaware

From the Delaware State Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs: In order to solicit information for use in drafting Delaware’s 2013-2017 statewide historic-preservation plan, the Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will be holding five public meetings at locations across

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Mid-Atlantic NEH Grant Winners

The National Endowment for the Humanities announced today $21 million in grants for 215 humanities projects. This funding will support a wide variety of projects, including research fellowships and awards for scholars, the preservation of humanities collections at smaller institutions,

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Craig Lukezic Honored by the Archaeological Society of Virginia

At its annual meeting on Oct. 15, 2011 in Staunton, Va., the Archaeological Society of Virginia named Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs archaeologist and Delaware Archaeological Society president Craig Lukezic as its 2011 Out-of-State Archaeologist of the Year. The award

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Gwen Davis Named Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer

The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs announced that Gwen Davis was selected as the new deputy state historic preservation officer.  She succeeds Steven Martin, who is now director of the Delaware Public Archives. The Division of Historical and

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$3 Million Gift Endows Position at Winterthur Museum

Winterthur Museum announced that it received a $3M dollar endowment from Trustee John L. McGraw and his wife Marjorie.  The gift will endow the position of director of musuem collections, currently held by Linda S. Eaton.  Eaton, who has been

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all-day CFP: The World’s Fair since ’64 @ Deadline
CFP: The World’s Fair since ’64 @ Deadline
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From H-Urban: Call for Papers: The World’s Fair Since ‘64 October 24-25, 2014 Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation of the Smithsonian [...]
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9:00 am Conference: Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region @ Chemical Heritage Foundation
Conference: Oral History in the … @ Chemical Heritage Foundation
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – Apr 25 @ 4:00 pm
OHMAR announces a conference, “How do we choose? The stories we collect, the ones we don’t,” to be held on April 24 and 25, 2014, at the [...]
11:45 am Winterthur Ceramics Conference @ Winterthur Museum
Winterthur Ceramics Conference @ Winterthur Museum
Apr 24 @ 11:45 am – Apr 25 @ 12:45 pm
From H-Pennsylvania: This year’s conference considers how past owners interacted with their ceramics, whether they were acquiring fashionable new dinnerware or figures during the 1700s [...]
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all-day New Jersey Association of Museums Annual Meeting @ New Jersey State Museum
New Jersey Association of Museum… @ New Jersey State Museum
Apr 25 all-day
The 40th Annual Meeting of the New Jersey Association of Museums will be held April 25, at the New Jersey State Museum in Trenton, New [...]
11:30 am A Hands-on Approach. The Do-It-Yourself Culture and Economy in the 20th Century @ German Historical Institute
A Hands-on Approach. The Do-It-Y… @ German Historical Institute
Apr 25 @ 11:30 am – Apr 26 @ 12:30 pm
A Hands-on Approach. The Do-It-Yourself Culture and Economy in the 20th Century Workshop at the German Historical Institute, Washington DC April 25-26, 2014 Convener: Reinhild Kreis [...]

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