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Local agricultural labor in relation to the Upper Midwest

I’ve recently read Michael Lansing’s Insurgent Democracy, a narrative of the Non-Partisan League, the farmer-dominated crusade in North Dakota and other upper Midwest states, established in 1915.  This is an excellent book and should encourage more historians to research the contributions of rural movements in reforming American state and local government. 

Register Now for New Historic Preservation Continuing Ed Program at Rutgers-Camden

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities at Rutgers University–Camden is launching a new continuing education program in September 2016. This new program is a non-degree, non-credit program that is open to anyone interested in historic preservation: members of historic preservation commissions, town planners, historic site administrators and volunteers, owners of old or historic buildings, town planners, architects, engineers, attorneys, students, and anyone else with an interest in preserving our built environment.

New Historic Preservation Program at Rutgers-Camden

There is no better place to learn the processes and techniques of historic preservation than the living laboratory of Camden and nearby Philadelphia. And in fall 2016, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities, at Rutgers University-Camden, will be launching a new continuing education program in historic preservation. The program designed for those who desire to gain a deeper understanding of the vocabulary and discipline of historic preservation.