The University of Missouri-Kansas City's Center for Midwestern Studies invite applications from K-12 teachers for the upcoming workshop, "Crossroads of Conflict: Contested Visions of Freedom & The Missouri-Kansas Border Wars."
2017 Thomas Krasean Student Scholarship
The Society of Indiana Archivists will award the Thomas Krasean Student Scholarship to attend the 2017 Society of Indiana Archivists Annual Meeting, held on Friday, March 31, 2017. The scholarship recipient will receive a complimentary registration to the Annual Meeting and $150.00 to cover the expenses associated with attending.
Application Deadline: March 10, 2017
The Spring 2017 issue of Ohio History, published by the Kent State University Press, is now availble.
"Only a Moral Power": African Americans, Reformers and the Repeal of Ohio's Black Laws by L. Diane Barnes
"Bettering our Circumstances": Settler Colonialism in Ohio During the 1780s by Daniel R. Griesmer
Between Two Worlds: A Look at the Black Campus Movement on the Antiwar Era of 1968-1970 at Kent State University by Lae'l Hughes-Watkins
Collections Note: The General Fireproofing Company of Youngstown, Ohio by Marcelle R. Wilson
Garst Museum Hosts Free Lecture on “The Community Within: Discovering African-American History in Rural Ohio”
The State Historical Society of Iowa (SHSI) announces a grant program for the 2017/2018 academic year. SHSI will award up to ten stipends of $1,000 each to support original research and interpretive writing related to the history of Iowa or Iowa and the Midwest. Preference will be given to applicants proposing to pursue previously neglected topics or new approaches to or interpretations of previously treated topics. SHSI invites applicants from a variety of backgrounds, including academic and public historians, graduate students, and independent researchers and writers.
The Wisconsin Historical Society is pleased to announce that the first batch of Wisconsin newspapers are now available on the Library of Congress historic newspaper site Chronicling America. Currently available is the Wood County Reporter of Grand Rapids, 1858-02-17 to 1890-03-13 with more of this title to come shortly.
The State of Iowa was just 11 years old when some of its early residents had the foresight to create the State Historical Society of Iowa, in 1857. Even then, they recognized the value of Iowa history and wanted to safeguard it for generations to come.
Please join us at noon on Thursday, December 8, when Thomas R. Baker will discuss “Going Local: How New Research on Individual States is Shaping Our Understanding of the Civil War” at the State Historical Society of Iowa, Centennial Building, 402 Iowa Avenue in Iowa City. The program is free and open to the public.