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AASLH 2012 Debrief

As you may have noticed, I started vlogging (video + blogging = vlogging) from Salt Lake City while attending #AASLH2012. Unfortunately, that lasted all of two days. Why? I spoke at four sessions during the conference and was (still sorta am – long story) working on a white paper deadline. Plus, I ran into quite … Continue reading

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AAM: What’s in a Name?

If you visited www.aam-us.org last week you may have been surprised by the unannounced soft launch of the new website design. I received several texts and Facebook messages from colleagues regarding the silent update. My initial response was, “wow, the website looks much better” followed by, “what is that logo?” followed by, “is that a new name?” … Continue reading

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Reimagining History: A Presidential Visit

Last Friday I wrote an open letter to President Barack Obama inviting him to the Ohio Historical Society (OHS). I provided facts about the educational impact of museums (thank you, AAM), name dropped Conway and Buttons, and even offered a personal tour (by yours truly). Well, President Obama spoke at Capital University and left Columbus without touring OHS. … Continue reading

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