CFP: Proposals sought for short essays on woman suffrage for NPS series

by Tamara Gaskell

In preparation for the upcoming anniversary of passage of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women the right to vote, the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers and the National Park Service is seeking proposals for brief essays on the woman suffrage movement.

Proposals Sought for Short Essays on Woman Suffrage for NPS Series

In preparation for the upcoming anniversary of passage of the Nineteenth Amendment granting women the right to vote, the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers and the National Park Service is seeking proposals for brief essays on the woman suffrage movement.

Fort Washington: Even the Founders Made Mistakes

For all their achievements, even America's Founders were capable of mistakes. Shown in this photo, one of those is considerably important; a photo[1968 or 9] of Fort Washington in Maryland, along the Northeastern banks of the Potomac River.

[While not my most successful photography], It does display one of the more remarkable colonial era Forts, preserved quite complete, now by the National Park Service.

Its location on the North side of the Potomac is across from George Washington's estate at Mt. Vernon, on the Virginia South riverside.

The First NPS National Monument to Reconstruction is Established

President Obama has designated three new national monuments dedicated to Civil War and Civil Rights history to be run by the National Park Service, including a national monument dedicated to Reconstruction in South Carolina. Here's an excerpt from the Department of the Interior's announcement on the new National Monuments:

2016 Richard G. Hewlett Lecture:

The Society for History in the Federal Government in conjunction with the History and Public Policy Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars is pleased to present the 37th annual Richard G. Hewlett Lecture, celebrating the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, founded through the Organic Act on August 25, 1916.

The Hewlett Lecture and Reception will be held at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington, DC, on October 20. The panel will discuss the National Park Service and its history during this year's 100th anniversary of its founding.

Richard G. Hewlett Lecture

The Society for History in the Federal Government presents:

The Annual Richard G. Hewlett Lecture and Reception

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October 20, 2016

“The National Park Service at Its 100-Anniversary”

Join us in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, founded through the Organic Act on August 25, 1916.

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