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Call for Papers: James A. Barnes Conference

Temple University’s graduate student history organization will host its Twenty-First Annual Barnes Club Conference this March.

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Mill Stories: Deindustrialization as Public History

Sparrows workers

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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Historical Attractions in DE Beach Towns

Delaware’s Atlantic Ocean resorts offer a wide variety of historical attractions including Swanendael, the site of Delaware’s first European settlement.

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NJ Studies Journal Debuts Online

A new online journal from NJHC and RUL debuted this summer.

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Nominations for Roger McDonough Award

Nominations are now open for the Roger McDonough Award given to a librarian or archivist for exemplary long service in New Jersey.

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Vergara’s Harlem: The Capital of Black America in Transition

Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto front cover.

By Howard Gillette

In the twenty years since his landmark book, The New American Ghetto, appeared, the New York-based photographer Camilo Jose Vergara’s role in bringing the face of inner city life to wide public attention has brought him considerable acclaim.

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Sixty Recipients Receive Highest Honor from AASLH

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) recently announced the winners of the 70th annual Leadership in History Awards.

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