Friday, November 27, 2020
Which Spokane Historical Markers are Most Likely to be Removed?
Americans are involved in a national reconsidering of our history right now, and particularly of historical monuments. Statues of treasonous...
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
A Public History Ghost Story
When you are a public historian, the public finds you. I get calls and emails all the time with research queries, historical items that peop...
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Nominate Someone for the Washington History Awards
Readers, I just received notice from the Washington State Historical Society that they have extended the deadline for award nominations to ...
Thursday, February 28, 2019
Short Lesson: The Green Book, or, Driving While Black in Jim Crow America
I love good historical podcasts and have been working them into my public history classes. I find a podcast episode that I think my students...
Thursday, October 18, 2018
404: When Digital Projects Disappear
There used to be a great website about LGBTQ history in Spokane. I blogged about it. It included transcripts from dozens of oral interviews...
Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Exploring the Early-20th Century Criminal Underworld at the Washington State Archives
The Washington State Archives recently put a fascinating collection online: a fascinating new digital collection: the Vancouver Police ...
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