NEH-Sponsored Online Professional Development Seminars in Lowell - Summer 2021

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Summer Program
June 27, 2021 to August 6, 2021
Massachusetts, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Environmental History / Studies, Humanities, Local History, Public History

The Tsongas Industrial History Center invites educators to join us virtually in Lowell, MA, for our National Endowment for the Humanities-sponsored Landmarks of American History and Culture Summer Teacher Workshops.

Educators can apply for either “Labor and Landscape: Lowell as Nineteenth-Century Crucible” OR “Social Movements and Reform in Industrializing America.” Participants will receive a stipend of $1,300 at the end of the workshop session.

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"Labor and Landscape: Lowell as Nineteenth-Century Crucible"

June 27-July 2, 2021 or July 11-16, 2021 (choose one week)

Study Lowell’s industrial history as an environmental “crucible” where various elements came together and transformations resulted.

“Social Movements and Reform in Industrializing America”

July 25-30, 2021 or August 1-6, 2021 (choose one week)

Explore the landmark resources of Lowell National Historical Park and other cultural/historical sites as we examine changes in work, society, and culture between 1820 and 1860.

Contact Info: 


Boott Cotton Mills Museum 115 John Street, Lowell, MA 978-970-5080