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The Public Historian (2020) 42 (2): 78–100.
Published: 07 May 2020
...Benjamin Houston This article discusses an international exhibition that detailed the recent history of African Americans in Pittsburgh. Methodologically, the exhibition paired oral history excerpts with selected historic photographs to evoke a sense of Black life during the twentieth century...
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The Public Historian (2019) 41 (3): 72–90.
Published: 01 August 2019
...Alfred P. Clark Traditional histories of higher education institutions tend to be academic histories or photo essays. This article describes another approach, “institutional biography” narrated with extensive oral history interviews of faculty, staff, trustees, alumni, and emeriti. Using University...
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The Public Historian (2019) 41 (2): 144–162.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Sobey, a founding member of gay liberation organizations in Belfast during the 1970s, and featured excerpts from oral histories with gay and lesbian activists. It portrayed the emergence of the gay liberation movement during the Troubles and how the unique social, political, and religious situation in...
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The Public Historian (2019) 41 (2): 218–244.
Published: 01 May 2019
... National Council on Public History 2019 LGBTQ rural/urban social movements conservatism oral history partnerships Investigating Kentucky s LBGTQ Heritage Subaltern Stories from the Bluegrass State Catherine Fosl and Daniel Vivian ABSTRACT: The Kentucky LGBTQ Heritage Context Study illustrates...
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The Public Historian (2018) 40 (2): 43–68.
Published: 01 May 2018
...Ariel Beaujot Hear, Here , a place-based oral history project in downtown La Crosse, Wisconsin, launched in the spring of 2015 during a rash of shootings of black men by police across America. This article explores the local context of race panic in a former sundown town—or a city that has...
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The Public Historian (2018) 40 (1): 13–33.
Published: 01 February 2018
... German descendants of its veterans. 1 The project process had many similarities to the practice of oral history, but there were also significant differences. This article considers the shared territory of the two methodologies while at the same time acknowledging the uniqueness of Age Exchange’s approach...
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The Public Historian (2018) 40 (1): 105–114.
Published: 01 February 2018
... of California and the National Council on Public History 2018 mass violence condolence collections Pulse Nightclub massacre LGBTQ oral history morale emergency planning disaster planning Rapid-Response Collecting after the Pulse Nightclub Massacre Pam Schwartz, Whitney Broadaway...
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The Public Historian (2016) 38 (3): 10–24.
Published: 01 August 2016
... process. Drawing upon decades of personal experiences and professional activities with community and oral history–based projects, he expresses how public historians can recognize multiple perspectives and then work in tandem with various constituencies to navigate an array of interpretive and preservation...
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The Public Historian (2016) 38 (3): 50–77.
Published: 01 August 2016
...Erin L. Conlin Student community-based projects are a natural tool for achieving diverse public history outcomes, yet these types of projects are challenging to organize and manage. Focusing on two undergraduate community-centered oral history projects, this article serves as a guide for those...
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The Public Historian (2016) 38 (2): 23–41.
Published: 01 May 2016
... memory through oral history for the Bracero History Archive and the reception of the National Museum of American History’s exhibit, Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program, 1942–1964 . The present day political and social context in which these oral histories were collected left indelible marks on how...
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The Public Historian (2015) 37 (4): 14–31.
Published: 01 November 2015
... eliciting sound memories such as the use of sonic prompts, emplaced interviewing, and sound walks. I include examples from my research on medical listening. The article considers the relevance of this work for the conduct of oral histories, arguing that such methods “break the frame,” allowing room for...
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The Public Historian (2015) 37 (3): 45–75.
Published: 01 August 2015
...William S. Walker This article explores the shared intellectual tradition in folklore, public history, and oral history of involving students in community-based field research. This case study of the collaborative research New York State folklorist Harold W. Thompson and his students undertook in...
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The Public Historian (2015) 37 (2): 73–88.
Published: 01 May 2015
... by The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History 2015 post-emancipation self-determination activism preservation oral history Reimagining Freedom in the Twenty-first Century at a Post-Emancipation Site Jennifer Scott Abstract:How can a historic...
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The Public Historian (2014) 36 (2): 26–50.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., critics have also observed that the results have tended to be confined to symbolic or rhetorical effects. Utilizing the insights of engaged anthropology, we examine the potential of a community-engaged, collaborative research design that integrates oral history, archaeology, and archival research as a...
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The Public Historian (2009) 31 (4): 28–36.
Published: 01 November 2009
...Elizabeth M. Nix When nontraditional undergraduates collected oral histories about the disturbances that followed Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination in April 1968, their deep Baltimore roots became an invaluable asset to the Baltimore '68: Riots and Rebirth project. The racial diversity of the...
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The Public Historian (2009) 31 (4): 41–47.
Published: 01 November 2009
... arts oral history dramaturgy Baltimore 68: Riots and Rebirth The History Tellers Kimberley Lynne Abstract: Kimberley Lynne wrote and directed a play entitled One Particular Saturday, a compilation of witness accounts of the Baltimore 68 riots. Her article describes the process of creating this...
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The Public Historian (2009) 31 (4): 60–66.
Published: 01 November 2009
... simultaneously organizational, conceptual, and social. © 2009 The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History 2009 Baltimore '68: Riot and Rebirth oral history scholarship of engagement humanities civic impact Baltimore 68: An Assessment Linda Shopes...
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The Public Historian (2009) 31 (2): 53.
Published: 01 May 2009
... ©© 2009 The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History 2009 Administrative history Fort Stanwix National Monument National Park Service contract history oral history historic preservation historic reconstruction urban renewal community...
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The Public Historian (2009) 31 (2): 7–31.
Published: 01 May 2009
... history displacement Community History Geographies of Displacement: Latina/os, Oral History, and The Politics of Gentrification in San Francisco s Mission District Nancy Raquel Mirabal Abstract: During the 1990s and early 2000s, working-class and poor neighborhoods in San Francisco underwent dramatic...
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The Public Historian (2008) 30 (1): 17–25.
Published: 01 February 2008
... University of California and the National Council on Public History 2008 Constitution Hill South Africa dialogue prison oral history The Reconstruction of Memory at Constitution Hill Churchill Madikida, Lauren Segal, and Clive van den Berg Abstract: The Old Fort Prison was Johannesburg s main...