1. An Auxiliary Nurse's Armistice Day

    …invoked a military analogy as she extolled the “splendid service” of Red Cross Volunteers like Clarke. “We soon realized that those who would serve their Red Cross best … would…

  2. Columbia’s Master of Arts in Oral History Educates the Next Generation of Oral Historians

    …in the methodology throughout the university, and the Rockefeller Foundation Humanities Fellows hosted by the Center from 1998 to 2000 similarly demonstrated engagement with oral history across many scholarly disciplines…

  3. Economic Challenges: A Second Look

    …In the Fall 2009 issue of Cross Ties, directors of three historical organizations explained their early responses to these challenges. This month, Richard Burkert, president and chief executive officer of…

  4. Digital Public Library of America Featured At 2012 Miller Memorial Lecture

    …in its work. Cross Ties readers can explore the website for details on how to become involved.   Linda Shopes is contributing editor for Cross Ties. She is a freelance…

  5. Welcome to Our New Web Site

    …to follow the site through your customary news reader or to share items of interest with colleagues. We also have made some changes in Cross Ties, the MARCH newsletter, to…

  6. New Report Reveals Rutgers University's Ties to Slavery, Native American Displacement

    Rutgers University released the findings of eight months of research that reveal an untold history of some of the institution’s founders as slave owners and the displacement of…

  7. Demographic Changes in the U.S.: What Do They Mean for the Humanities?

    Audience

    The audience listens intently to Paul Taylor’s presentation at the National Humanities Conference, Philadelphia, October 31, 2014. Photograph by Mark Garvin, courtesy PA Humanities Council/Federation of State Humanities Councils. By…

  8. About MARCH

    projects both before and after graduation. Build your portfolio to impress future employers. Seasoned and aspiring public humanities professionals: Connect with MARCH and regional colleagues through our CrossTies newsletter and…

  9. Relevance, Connection, Surprise: The NMAJH Seeks to Meet Contemporary Challenges

    …by Jay Rosenblatt, courtesy of the National Museum of American Jewish History In the latest in the Cross Ties occasional series featuring the reflections of new leaders of humanities organizations…

  10. Engaged and Online, Goucher Program Takes a New Approach to Cultural Practice

    …preserve, perpetuate, and sustain storytelling and folk life traditions by building awareness, respect and ownership within communities, and by using these traditions to give communities voice and affect social change.”…