Archive for the ‘Court and Legal History’ Category

  • Looking for sessions that address your small museum’s concerns?  Look no further!  The AASLH Small Museums Committee has compiled this list for you.  Be sure to check out these sessions and more during your time at the Annual Meeting.  We look forward to seeing you in Louisville! Thursday, September 17 8:30-9:45 *Small Fish, Big Pond: […]

  • Treasure in Music City

    January 15th, 2015

    AASLH staff were on hand to witness an exciting announcement on Monday, one that marked a milestone in Nashville historic preservation. Middle Tennessee has a lively local history and preservation scene, and we were very happy to meet with some of our neighbors and help support the history community in our neck of the woods. […]

  • Statement from the American Association for State and Local History Nashville, TN—Recent events, from Ferguson to Cleveland and New York, have created a momentum of civic debate that has gained international attention.  Movements toward greater cultural understanding and broadening avenues of communication need to be supported by our country’s cultural and educational institutions. As integral members […]

  • Successful museums and sites clearly understand what their visitors want and need for a high quality experience. They also know success requires collecting real data from real visitors. Assumptions made by staff are only that: assumptions. Here’s why you should use Visitors Count! in 2015 to help you conduct a visitor survey: You receive Key Drivers that […]

  • Contact:  Bethany Hawkins hawkins@aaslh.org 615-320-3203 Every year, AASLH bestows the Leadership in History Awards in recognition of excellence in the field of state and local history. Now in its 69th year, the Awards Program is the most prestigious national recognition for achievement in the preservation and interpretation of local, state, and regional history.  AASLH initiated the […]

  • Held every year in conjunction with the Annual Meeting, the AASLH Online Conference provides an opportunity for you, your colleagues, and volunteers to attend the annual meeting virtually. This year’s Online Conference will be held September 18-19, 2014. Registration will open early August. 2014 Online Conference Sessions: Many Small Surveys, One Big Impact – Systematic evaluation of teacher […]

  • Note: Julie Rose, director of the West Baton Rouge Museum and AASLH Vice Chair, has shared some thoughts on her latest Technical Leaflet, “Three Building Blocks for Developing Ethical Representations of Difficult Histories.” This is Part 3 of Julie’s thoughts on the topic and the messages she hopes the field garners from the discussion. Read Part […]

  • Note: Julie Rose, director of the West Baton Rouge Museum and AASLH Vice Chair, has shared some thoughts on her latest Technical Leaflet, “Three Building Blocks for Developing Ethical Representations of Difficult Histories.” This is Part 2 of Julie’s thoughts on the topic and the messages she hopes the field garners from the discussion. Read […]

  • Note: Julie Rose, director of the West Baton Rouge Museum and AASLH Vice Chair, has shared some thoughts on her latest Technical Leaflet, “Three Building Blocks for Developing Ethical Representations of Difficult Histories.” Over the next week, we will share Julie’s thoughts on the topic and the messages she hopes the field garners from the […]

  • At AASLH’s 2013 Annual Meeting, three of us will conduct a panel  discussion on two uncomfortable (for some) topics: the histories of African-Africans and of American Indians. My colleagues and I will focus on why it’s important for museum staff and visitors to address these topics. Some historians insist that these subjects have been researched […]