The boot camps will be offered on April 20 and May 12, 2016.
The symposium will be held on April 20, 2016 at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, and feature David Carmicheal, State Archivist of PA, as the keynote speaker.
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.
Public historians took a battering 20 years ago through highly public struggles over two Smithsonian exhibits.
The fifth annual PubComm was held at the Arch Street Meeting House on Wednesday, April 22, 2015.