Tag: National Council on Public HIstory

Multistoried Places the Focus of August Issue of The Public Historian

The essays in the August 2017 issue of The Public Historian all deal with the diverse historical narratives that reside in any historical site or event.

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The Public Historian Looks at LGBTQ Public History and More

The latest issue of The Public Historian, the journal of the National Council on Public History, is all about bringing buried histories to the surface.

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New issue of The Public Historian commemorates 100th anniversary of the National Park Service

The National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday this year. A special issue of The Public Historian looks back over those 100 years and to the future.

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Jersey Shore Public History: Community Education, Architectural Preservation, and Heritage Tourism

Although I did not realize it at the time, my first public history ‘gig’ was my high school summer job giving tours of Lucy the Elephant, a national historic landmark in Margate that was built in 1881 to draw potential land buyers to what was then the sparsely populated borough of ‘South Atlantic City.’ At that point the belly of the beast resembled a small gallery displaying a range of local historical artifacts, including a horse-drawn firehose cart, which were soon removed to the just opened Margate Historical Society Museum where they stayed on exhibit until the building itself was damaged by Hurricane Sandy.

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Call for Proposals for NCPH/SHFG Joint Meeting

The National Council on Public History and Society for History in the Federal Government will meet jointly in Baltimore, Maryland from March 16-19, 2016.

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CFP: National Council on Public History 2014 Annual Meeting

From the National Council on Public History:  “Sustainable Public History” 2014 Annual Meeting, National Council on Public History Monterey, California, March 19 – 22, 2014 In 2014 the National Council on Public History will meet at the Monterey Conference Center.

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Apply For NCPH’s 2013Working Groups & Poster Sessions

From the National Council on Public History: NCPH has issued a call for working group discussants for its 2013 Annual Meeting to be held April 17-20, in Ottawa, Ontario.  Working groups will include facilitators and up to twelve discussants and

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