Category: US History

New Cross-Post from Pop South 1

New Cross-Post from Pop South

Please check out this latest post at Pop South. This is a discussion a few of us have been having after seeing the Glory Food ads and we can’t help but wonder who are...

Musings and updates 3

Musings and updates

Ahh, so this week is the joint meeting with NCPH and OAH that I was supposed to attend. Due to financial constraints, I was not able to make it and I’m completely bummed out...

Quick Update 0

Quick Update

I haven’t fallen off the face of the earth, just working on some things for my clients and getting that out the door! This month, I will be in Petersburg, VA at a program...

New Links Worth Checking Out! 0

New Links Worth Checking Out!

Hey everybody! I have added two new links to the blogroll on your right. One is for NCPH’s History@Work website which is “a digital publication project of the National Council on Public History. The...

Introducing Slavery at Historic St. Mary’s City 5

Introducing Slavery at Historic St. Mary’s City

I think there are some folks who chuckle when I tell them I am a consultant, as if that’s not possible. But I am. A large part of what I do and what I...

Panels and Plantations 0

Panels and Plantations

Continuing my week of adventures and presentations, I had the honor of being a panelist at St. Mary’s College of Maryland last night. The panel discussion was about diversity in museums, and how we...

Cross Post: Telling the (Hi)story of Jim Crow 0

Cross Post: Telling the (Hi)story of Jim Crow

Last year at the National Council on Public History’s Annual Meeting, I met Priya Chhaya at the Speed Networking event. Priya is an Online Content Coordinator in the Preservation Division at the National Trust...

To My Old Master… 0

To My Old Master…

On Monday, Letters of Note posted quite the letter from former slave Jourdan Anderson. Mr. Anderson was a slave of Colonel P.H. Anderson of Big Spring, Tennessee and who wrote the man he once...

Settling the Books 1

Settling the Books

How many of ya’ll are broke after spending all your money on Christmas gifts? Or you don’t realize you’re broke until after those credit card bills show up? With this time of year, every...

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