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History, Memory, and Disability Rights Public Humanities Program

“History, Memory, and Disability Rights: Creating Inclusive Public Humanities Programs,” a public humanities conference and workshops, will take place on Nov. 19, 2016.

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Historic Preservation Workshop: Make the Most of Your Historic District

Structures reports and national register documents provide a wealth of information, but how can you take the next steps to bring a historic district to life?

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The Value of Volunteering and Interning

Volunteering and interning can teach you everything from why dress codes are important to why it’s important to show up on time each day. The types of responsibilities you receive are usually a little different and can be tailored around what your strengths and weaknesses are.

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Ball-Sellers House in VA to Open for Season

The Ball-Sellers House, the oldest building in Arlington County, Virginia, will open to the public for the season on Saturday, April 2 at 1:00 p.m.

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NHD Philadelphia–Junior Division

On March 16, 2016, middle school students in Philadelphia gathered at the National Constitution Center to present their various projects to judges in hopes of securing scholarship funds and a place in the Pennsylvania State Contest.

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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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