Archive for the ‘Court and Legal History’ Category

  • Calling all researchers and women’s history enthusiasts! This is a second call for volunteers for our crowdsourcing project. For two years now, Women and Social Movements in the United States (WASM), has been soliciting volunteers to create an Online Biographical Dictionary of the Woman Suffrage Movement in the United States. In that time, our population of suffragists has […]

  • Two years ago, Chick History launched March to the 19th  — in partnership with Humanities Tennessee — a grassroots campaign for women’s history leading up to 2020 and the centennial celebration of the 19th Amendment. Since launching, we’ve been traveling across Tennessee and engaging with various audiences to achieve our goals for this campaign and address […]

  • If you actively support the study of women’s history, you’re more than likely aware of the upcoming centennial of the 19th Amendment on August 26, 2020. You may be, as I am, involved with planning exhibits and events to recognize the work of suffragists in your state and sharing your findings with partner organizations coordinating the […]

  • As we prepare for the 2017 Annual Meeting in Austin, the Educators and Interpreters Affinity Group Committee is trying an experiment. We’re giving presenters who are chairing sessions with education and interpretation themes a chance to give readers a little more information about them – a teaser, if you will. We’ll share two to three sessions each week. We […]

  • 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 […]