Search

1 to 10 of 11
Sort by

Library Entry
Spring 2004 Forum Journal: Viewpoints: A Commitment to Diversity

Table of Contents Confronting Contentious Pasts: The Challenges of Interpreting "Controversial" Subjects at America's Historic Sites by Dwight Pitcaithley Preserving the Sites and Telling the Story of Japanese and American Internment by Amy Cole and Anne Gailliot Preserving...

FJ_Spring_04.pdf


Blog Entry
Significance Across Generations: Artifacts at the Panama Hotel

When President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 , Japanese Americans living across the West Coast had only days to pack up their lives—to decide what few belongings were essential and what to do with the many other things that they were leaving behind for an indeterminate period...

Carrie Villar's profile image

Library Entry
Cultural Diversity in Historic Preservation: Where We Have Been, Where We Are Going

Few topics in contemporary American life have so gripped the public`s attention as has "cultural diversity." The topic is prominent in daily newspapers, on television, and in the vehicles of mass advertising. It is physically evident in many hometowns where cultural groups either congregate in...


Library Entry
Preserving the Sites and Telling the Story of Japanese American Internment

Beginning in 1942, almost 120,000 persons of Japanese ancestry living along the west coast of the United States were rounded up and forced to leave behind their homes, businesses, and possessions for the bleak conditions of internment camps. For many years the history of the internment...


Library Entry
Preserving Places That Recall Divisive Times: A Survival Guide

The preservation of America’s historic sites, and the resulting visitation to them, has provided very public means to educate millions of Americans and foreigners about U.S. history. And in much the same way that the practice of scholarly history gradually expanded beyond the study of politics,...


Blog Entry
Protecting Cultural Properties as Living Classrooms on Guam

Celebrating Pågat in Downtown Hagatna | Credit: Brian R. Turner Today is World Heritage Day, and the International National Trusts Organisation (INTO) is participating in a worldwide heritage blogathon. Brian Turner in our San Francisco Field Office contributed the...

Brian Turner's profile image

Blog Entry
Conversation Starter Part 2: Telling Richer Stories of Place

Another Conversation Starter at the Spokane National Preservation Conference focused on ways that preservationists can work with diverse communities to develop richer stories of place . Panelists used their experiences to highlight different strategies and success stories. Speakers Aissia...

Forum Online's profile image

Blog Entry
Spokane on the Horizon: Telling Richer Stories of Place–A Reading List

After a long holiday weekend we have the last of our reading lists which provides context for our third Conversation Starter session at the National Preservation Conference. Come prepared for a great discussion on Friday, November 2, for “Telling Richer Stories of Place .” ...

Forum Online's profile image

Blog Entry
2012 APIAHiP Forum: Safeguarding and Sharing Our Stories

Their stories are compelling, heartbreaking, and inspiring, and Asian Pacific Islanders have joined forces to tell their collective history and preserve the historic places that tell the story of their experiences in America. ...

Forum Online's profile image

Library Entry
2012 APIAHP Forum: Safeguarding and Sharing Our Stories

Their stories are compelling, heartbreaking, and inspiring, and Asian Pacific Islanders have joined forces to tell their collective history and preserve the historic places that tell the story of their experiences in America. In 2010 more than 100 individuals attended the first biennial Asian...