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ALHFAM 2018 Annual Meeting & Conference Fellowships

Each year the Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums (ALHFAM) offers fellowships to assist those wishing to attend the annual meeting and conference, usually held in June. The application for fellowships to attend this year's annual meeting in Tahlequah, OK, June 1-5, 2018, is now available.

Fellowships are awarded to individual members who have not previously received a fellowship, and those who have not attended an ALHFAM annual conference are especially encouraged to apply.

Last Call: Register for Spring Historic Preservation Classes

Last Call for Spring 2018 Historic Preservation Classes!

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities spring continuing education classes begin next week. Come join the fun as we learn about how to better advocate for and preserve the historic fabric of our built environment to create stronger, more vibrant communities.

This program is provided in partnership with the New Jersey Historic Trust
 

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Seeking Participants for OAH 2019 Panel on Work and Environment in Resource Extraction Towns

We are seeking one to two panelists as well as a chair/commentator for a 2019 OAH panel examining the experiences of workers in company towns and resource extraction towns.  In keeping with this year’s conference theme of “The Work of Freedom,” this panel will explore what freedom meant to the employers and laborers in hinterland resource extraction communities.  How and why did employers attempt to limit workers’ freedoms in industrial communities?  How did employers’ desire to restrict working-class autonomy shape the built and physical environments of resource extraction communities?  Ho

Begin the New Year with a class in Historic Preservation!

Preservation Classes and Workshops

Have you always wanted to know more about the buildings in your community, or about how historic preservation can strengthen communities, enhance the quality of life, and promote heritage tourism and economic development? Looking for something to stimulate your curiosity and drive away the winter blahs?

Call for Papers: 2018 Annual Meeting & Conference, Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums

“Interpreting Our Multicultural Past” is the theme for the 2018 conference
of the Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums
(ALHFAM), which will be held June 1-5, 2018, in Tahlequah, OK.

Museums and historic sites exist to tell a story. Each story, whether the
history of agriculture, traditional crafts, or foodways, is one of culture.
Our sites tell a story of how culture shaped people’s lives. Cultures are
enhanced, influenced, and changed by people moving in and out of regions.

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