Citations with the tag: LOCAL history
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- How to sell local history.
Kiley, Marla; Seifert, Sheila // Writer (Kalmbach Publishing Co.); Jan98, Vol. 111 Issue 1, p25
Offers tips on how to sell articles about local history to newspapers and magazines. Advice on writing about local history; Finding a story and its significance; Deciding on the slant of the story.
- Bringing history home.
Cooper, Marilyn Berg // Technology & Learning; Sep99, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p68
Discusses the preparation of Web sites depicting local history by students in several towns across the United States and Canada. Historic Harrison County Web site by the Corydon Central and South Central Junior/Senior High Schools in Corydon, Indiana; Sutton Virtual Museum by the Sutton...
Nash, Jack; Thrap, Gary C.; Sparks, Virginia; Gipson, Naida Olsen; Siipola, Idylene; Scott Jr., Jeremiah R.; Abyad, Valarie Johnson; Bair, Marie M. // Humboldt Historian; Spring2003, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p32
Multiple letters to the editor are presented in response to previous articles and issues, including an image correction from the Winter 2002 issue depicting the 1925 Eureka High School tennis team, notes from Virginia Sparks regarding her article on the ship "Laura Virginia," and Idylene...
- History Teaches Us About The Future.
Kirk, Douglas // Bulverde Standard (Canyon Lake, TX); 5/9/2007, Vol. 23 Issue 19, p12
The article discusses local history in Bulverde, Texas.
- Multum in Parvo.
Burk, Kathleen // History Today; Oct85, Vol. 35 Issue 10, p6
Presents information on the qualifications and capacity of amateur historians in Europe. Factor which contributes to the low quality of much local history writing; Reasons for the reluctance on the part of many local historians and groups to venture into the pre-19th century period; Benefit of...
- Local voices.
Woolley, Mary; Burn, Katharine; Chapman, Arthur; Counsell, Christine // Teaching History; Mar2009, Issue 134, p2
The article discusses various reports discussed in the issue on teaching local history in Great Britain's schools which includes one on the impact of the railway in Hampshire, England by Sarah Herrity, one by Martin Spafford on building an oral history archive with several men who used to live...
- Sociedad de Beneficencia San Vicente de Pa�l en Medell�n (Antioquia, Colombia), 1890-1930.
Morales Mendoza, Paola Andrea // HiSTOReLo: Revista de Historia Regional y Local; 2011, Vol. 3 Issue 6, p175
This article studies the Sociedad de Beneficencia San Vicente de Pa�l in Medellin, Colombia from 1890 to 1930. It offers a summary on its origin and social practice. It analyses its religious character and the participation of the Catholic Church, the woman's role and the political role in its...
Feldman, David; Spang, Rebecca // History Workshop Journal; Oct2005, Vol. 60 Issue 1, pi
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one on the failure of the international community to intervene in the Rwandan genocide of 1994, one on the role of local history in Northern Ireland, and another on the nationalist historiography in Turkey.
- Congregational memory�.
Turner, Alvin // Christian Century; 3/23/2010, Vol. 127 Issue 6, p6
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "The past isn't past," by Margaret Bendroth, originally printed in the February 9, 2010 issue.
- Saving our heritage.
MOON, RON // 4X4 Australia; Nov2012, Issue 346, p156
The article presents the author's views on the town of Farina in Australia highlighting the Farina Restoration Group which aims to preserve the area and its community history.
- A SENSE OF PLACE: The Local in British Columbia History.
Reimer, Chad // BC Studies; Autumn2000, Issue 127, p109
Discusses literature concerning the status of local history in British Columbia and its contribution to the understanding of the province's past. Native peoples; Process of community building; Perspectives regarding the province's First Nations.
- POPULARISING LOCAL HISTORY SERVICES: NEW CENTURY, NEW IDEAS.
Allery, Linda // APLIS; Sep2000, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p119
Focuses on local history services. Attributes that the local history manager needs to have to make a service popular; Discussion on promoting local history to the people who determine the survival of history services; Popular outreach program to community groups; Publications of the local and...
- Do yourself a favor and collect some local history.
YURTH, CINDY // Navajo Times; 12/27/2012, Vol. 51 Issue 52, pA-10
The article offers the author's insights on her visits to 15 chapters or rural areas in Navajo, Arizona, in which most chapters struggle with unemployment, poverty, and lack of infrastructure, but sometimes the chapters are also rich in stories and local history.
- Local History.
Robinson, Gilbert H. // American Heritage; Jun/Jul86, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p10
Presents a letter to the editor in response to Bryon Dobell's remarks about the importance of local history.
- Bring the past to life.
Jensen, Marilyn // Writer (Kalmbach Publishing Co.); Nov2001, Vol. 114 Issue 11, p30
Discusses several considerations in writing local history. Key to writing history; Organization of information gathered; Sources for pictures; Identification of people in history writing.
- History presentation set at Whitney Masonic Lodge.
Jensen, Marilyn // Lakelander (Whitney, TX); 2/28/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p8
The article presents information on a presentation on the history of Fort Graham, Steiner Valley Ranch and the old prison at Steiner Valley in Texas that will be held at the Masonic Lodge on March 9, 2007 by Hill County historian Marilyn Topping.
- News of more centennials & history projects reported.
Jensen, Marilyn // LJ: Library Journal; 5/1/1975, Vol. 100 Issue 9, p814
Reports on the growth of local history projects in the United States. Plans of Pawtucket Public Library to get input on the history of Pawtucket, Rhode Island with major emphasis on the modern period; Slide presentation on local history for each of the communities in Lorain and Medina Counties...
- Just the Facts Ma'am, Just Not All the Facts.
Kammen, Carol // History News; Autumn2009, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p3
The author offers opinions on U.S. local historical research. The origins of local history are said to have been 19th century efforts to obtain information from the original residents of many communities while they were still alive, closely followed by the examination of local records. While...
- Local History as Total History:A Symposium held at the Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto, 25 February 2002.
Neill, Deborah; Todd, Lisa M. // German History; Oct2002, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p373
Discusses whether or not local history can constitute total history. Insights from a symposium held at the Munk Centre for International Studies, University of Toronto, on February 25, 2002; Issues concerning historical sources and methodologies; Importance of the state and state-building from...
- From the Eureka Historic Preservation Plan Committee.
Neill, Deborah; Todd, Lisa M. // Humboldt Historian; Spring2003, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p34
The article presents pre-meeting announcements concerning the activities of the Eureka Historic Preservation Plan Committee of Eureka, California in 2003. The dates for two public hearings and discussions are given concerning the progression of the city's local history preservation resources....
- Editor's Note.
Neill, Deborah; Todd, Lisa M. // Humboldt Historian; Winter2003, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p4
The article presents an introduction to the issue, announcing the new editor taking over leadership of the journal.
Neill, Deborah; Todd, Lisa M. // Humboldt Historian; Spring2004, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p46
The article presents a series of unlabeled photographs from the history of Humboldt County, California, calling on the readership to identify certain aspects of the images. Also included are the answers to similar questions and trivia posed within previous issues, including the motto of the...
- FROM THE Editor.
Neill, Deborah; Todd, Lisa M. // Humboldt Historian; Fall2006, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p4
The article introduces the issue of the journal and discusses topics such as society membership, the local history of Eureka, California, and personal stories.
- A JOB WELL DONE.
Neill, Deborah; Todd, Lisa M. // Humboldt Historian; Mar/Apr1972, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p6
The article acknowledges the work of retired Humboldt County, California, paper salesman Ray Evans for his work in constructing a rack on which back issues of the journal were to be stored as of April 1972.
- Spotlight on Abertay Historical Society.
Neill, Deborah; Todd, Lisa M. // History Scotland Magazine; Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p16
The article discusses the Abertay Historical Society (AHS), which promotes the study of local history in Dundee, Scotland.
- MARITIME MEMORIES.
Neill, Deborah; Todd, Lisa M. // Quill & Quire; Mar2010, Vol. 76 Issue 2, p11
The article mentions the stocking of books on local history by Lewis Falls, owner of Endless Shores Bookstore in Bridgetown, Nova Scotia.
- The Manifest Destiny of Spokane.
Kirkendall, Richard S. // Journal of the West; Winter2003, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p3
Traces the economic situation, family and local history of Spokane, Washington. Development of the mining industry; Description of the city; Population and livelihood.
- �DOTEKY� ARCHIV�RE A KNEZE FRANTI�KA TEPL�HO S AMERIKOU.
Ol�t, Pavel // Cesky Lid: etnologicky casopis; 2004, Vol. 91 Issue 1, p1
Frantisek Teply (1867-1945), the archivist and priest from Jindrichuv Hradec, can be regarded as one of the regional historians of Southern Bohemia. History remained one of his greatest avocations and he was also fond of travelling. Even though America had been too far for him and he had never...
- The Old Mill Museum of Lindsborg, Kansas,.
Thorsell, Elisabeth // Swedish American Genealogist; Mar2008, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p20
The article presents a profile of the Old Mill Museum of Lindsborg, Kansas and its permanent exhibitions of Swedish cultural artifacts and its archives of the genealogy and local history for the area.
- U.S. LOCAL HISTORY, LATIN AMERICA, CANADA.
Thorsell, Elisabeth // Reference & Research Book News; Feb2004, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p63
Lists books related to U.S. local history, Latin America and Canada, which appeared in the February 2004 issue of "Reference and Research Book News." "Puritan Family Life; The Diary of Samuel Sewall," by Judith S. Graham; "The Niagara Companion; Explorers, Artists, and Writers at the Falls; From...
- CAMPBELL ROAD: 'THE WORST STREET IN NORTH LONDON'
White, Jerry // History Today; Jun81, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p5
Examines the spatial relationship within Campbell Road at Finsbury Park in London, England during the early 20th century. Description of the ideology of the street; Spatial link between the top and bottom end of the road; Description of the public and private space in Campbell Road.
- 1970-71 EUREKA.
White, Jerry // Humboldt Historian; Spring2003, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p40
Several images are reproduced from the photography collection of Susan Fox, a resident of Eureka, California depicting events from the 1970s.
- ARCATE SUBJECT OF HCHS PHOTO BOOK.
White, Jerry // Humboldt Historian; Spring2004, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p12
The article reports on the pending publication of a book of photographs from the Humboldt County Historical Society (HCHS) documenting the history of the California county in four volumes. Accounts are given noting the acceptance of the project by Arcadia Publishing and the management of the...
- Nights of the Living Dead.
Hamilton, Jamie // Louisville Magazine; Oct2005, Vol. 56 Issue 10, p15
This article presents information on the second annual Victorian Ghost Tour, sponsored by the West St. Catherine Neighborhood Association. The event will offer the "unhaunted" a chance to be spooked during tours of Victorian homes in the Old Louisville, Kentucky and Limerick neighborhoods. Eerie...
- Local History.
Vandermolen, Robert // Poetry; Nov2005, Vol. 187 Issue 2, p105
Presents the poem "Local History," by Robert Vandermolen. First Line: In the liquor store one is enchanted by a print; Last Line: By itself.
- Crossroads of the West.
Boatright Jr., Gary L. // History News; Autumn2011, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p26
The article offers information on the 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Association for State & Local History (AASLH), with a particular focus on its location in Salt Lake City, Utah, and the history of the city.
Ward, C. L.; Petersen, Dennis E.; Tedsen, Harry; Pugmire, Nadine; Hansen, Connie; Foley, Beryl Wahl; King, Gregory P.; Roscoe, Stanley "Neb" // Humboldt Historian; Summer2003, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p32
Multiple letters to the editor are presented in response to previous issues and articles, including comments on "How His Garden Did Grow," by Glen Nash from volume 40, no. 6, the article on Pilot Rock in Humboldt County, California in the Spring 2003 issue, and one offering information on Amelia...
- ARCHIVES PROJECT TO BEGIN SOON.
Ward, C. L.; Petersen, Dennis E.; Tedsen, Harry; Pugmire, Nadine; Hansen, Connie; Foley, Beryl Wahl; King, Gregory P.; Roscoe, Stanley "Neb" // Humboldt Historian; Mar/Apr1971, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p4
The article announces that an archives project concerning the construction of portable shelves conducted by a historical committee was to begin work at some point in 1971.
- The People's Museum.
Cork, Marylyn // Idaho Magazine; May2010, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p55
The article features the Priest Lake Museum in Idaho located in a log cabin on Luby Bay, which celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2010. The log cabin features exhibits, photographs and artifacts showcasing the lake's history. The article discusses the creation of the museum in 1979 and the work...
- Using Local History and Genealogy To Build Library Support.
Nelms, Willie // Library Journal; 3/15/1979, Vol. 104 Issue 6, p686
Discusses the role of public libraries in local history and genealogy. Systematic approach to collection development; Human resources as part of the services; Oral history records.
- Former residents seek rediscovery of Central Avenue's history, roots.
Nelms, Willie // New York Amsterdam News; 04/26/97, Vol. 88 Issue 17, p5
Presents information on the Community History Project being taken on by the resident of Central Avenue, Los Angeles in efforts to regain the history of the Avenue. Details on the history of the avenue; Comments from persons in association.
- British Association for Local History.
Cavendish, Richard // History Today; Sep91, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p62
Profiles the British Association for Local History (BALH). Christopher Charlton, chairman of the BALH; Founding of the organization in 1982; What the BALH offers; Focus on amateur historians; Publishing a small but growing range of books; Membership; Work with schools; Plans for the future; Details.
- Reviews: Teaching history.
Foster, Andrew // Teaching History; Jan96, Issue 82, p36
Reviews the book `Using Local History Sources: A Teachers' Guide for the National Curriculum,' by James Griffin, David Eddershaw, et al.
- Difang wenxian lunji.
Feng Er Kang // Hanxue Yanjiu (Chinese Studies); 2003, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p453
This article reviews Lin Tien-wai’s book on source materials for historians of local and regional Chinese history, focusing generally but not exclusively on southeastern China. The chronological scope extends from the Tang dynasty to the present, with much attention given to the Song dynasty,...
- Skin & Bone: Life & Death in Medieval Perth.
Hall, Mark // History Scotland Magazine; Mar/Apr2010, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p5
The article reviews the archaeological exhibition "Skin & Bone: Life & Death in Medieval Perth," which opened at the Perth (Scotland) Museum and Art Gallery in January 2010.
James, Trevor // Historian (02651076); Summer2010, Issue 106, p4
The editor reflects on the role that local historians can play in promoting local heritage. He discusses an experience in Sheffield, England where local historians helped provide a better understanding of how the landscape looked in medieval times. He discusses the role that local heritage plays...
- ESPACIO Y TIEMPO EN EL PERIODO FORMATIVO: ALGUNAS REFLEXIONES FINALES.
Kaulicke, Peter // Bolet�n de Arqueolog�a PUCP; 2009, Issue 13, p373
These final reflections stress the relevance of this substantial collection of papers presented in both volumes of the Bolet�n. Monumental architecture is particularly important with early beginnings, long construction sequences, and, as such, testimony of local histories, identities and...
- Tour guide.
Kaulicke, Peter // Beaver; Apr/May2005, Vol. 85 Issue 2, p6
Provides information on Muddy Water Tours, a historical walking tour company started by Kristen Verin-Treusch in Winnipeg, Manitoba. List of tours offered by the company; Views of Verin-Treusch on local history.
- Petty Sessions Records.
Fitzsimons, Fiona // Irish Roots; 2012, Issue 84, p24
The article offers information on the Petty Sessions records, one of the great untapped sources for Irish genealogy and local history. It states that the records detail the ordinary working people in Ireland, with millions of cases surviving. It discusses the origins and development of the Petty...
- LIVING HISTORY.
Fitzsimons, Fiona // Beaver; Jun/Jul2004, Vol. 84 Issue 3, p6
Features the efforts of Doris Saunders, former editor of the "Them Days" magazine, to preserve the Labrador, Newfoundland heritage. Inspiration from the way her father entertained guests with stories; Collaboration between the Labrador Heritage Society and the Old Timers League to produce the...