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2023 Research Fellowships at LancasterHistory

LancasterHistory is home to a rich and diverse collection of books, archival documents, artifacts, photographs, and other resources covering nearly 300 years of life in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Thanks to the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities, we are pleased to offer three research fellowship programs targeting educators, community groups, and academic scholars.

Millard Fillmore and the Policing of Black America

Dear Fellow Early Americanists,

The Correspondence of Zachary Taylor and Millard Fillmore just published a new blog entry. This one discusses "Millard Fillmore and the Policing of Black America." We hope that you, or your students, find it worth your time.

https://edspace.american.edu/taylorandfillmore/millard-fillmore-and-the-policing-of-black-...

Association for Documentary Editing CFP Extended

The Association for Documentary Editing is extending the proposal deadline for this year’s conference to February 13. Please see the full CFP at https://www.documentaryediting.org/wordpress/?page_id=7353. Note that we especially welcome poster proposals. Send all proposals and questions to Serenity Sutherland, Program Committee chair, at serenity.sutherland@oswego.edu.

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Call for Papers: 28th Annual James A. Barnes Graduate History Conference at Temple University March 17-18, 2023

The James A. Barnes Club, Temple University's graduate student history organization, is pleased to announce the 28th Annual Barnes Club Graduate Student History Conference. The event will feature a keynote address from Dr. Marisa J.