The Federalist newsletter, Summer 2016, has been sent to SHFG members.
This issue includes:
• Balancing Culture with the Military Mission, Alexandra Wallace
Work of The Center for Environmental Management of Military lands (CEMML)
• Climate Change Communications at the NPS
• Office Profile: U.S. Bureau of Reclamation History Program, Andrew H. Gahan
September 22–24, 2016
American History / Studies, Law and Legal History, Government and Public Service, Political Science, Political History / Studies
Immigration and the use of migrant laborers in the United States is a complicated story with a long history. In a recent article in The Public Historian (Vol. 38, No. 2, 23–41) Mireya Loza discussed the complexities of documenting and distinguishing undocumented workers from approved guest workers. These interpretive difficulties became evident in the creation of and public response to an exhibition at the National Museum of American History that opened in September 2009.
The U.S. Marshals Service is our oldest federal law enforcement agency. President George Washington appointed the first 13 U.S. marshals in 1789 to help enforce the nation’s laws.