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Town Historians in Connecticut

This fall, the Connecticut Historical Society and the Connecticut State Historian Walter Woodward would like to host a one-day conference for Connecticut town/municipal historians.  Unfortunately, there is no list of the historians' addresses.  If you are a town historian, would you please contact me and give me your e-mail, home mail, and phone contact information so that we can include you?  We have a survey going up on the web to assess sessions of interest at the conference.

Many thanks --

Llyn Kaimowitz

kaimo "at" comcast.net

'...the state of Connecticut demonstrates greater leadership and a more profound understanding of its history community.'

I would like to share this compliment to the management and promotion of CT history found on the New York State History Blog:

 

NYS History Fail: A Better Connecticut Example


By Peter Feinman on June 23, 2015

Recomendations for works to be used in my Public History Course

Dear Colleagues,

I am writing this hoping one of you fine scholars might be able to offer me some advice or insight into an issue I am facing in my Public History programs. I am teaching a new Advanced Topics in Public History course this upcoming Fall semester for undergraduate students and the theme will be the use and spread of technology within the field of Public History.

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