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Funding Opportunity: Putting the Historic Preservation Fund to Work for Women’s History

The Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) is the principal source of federal funding for implementing the nation’s preservation programs, including core funding for State and Tribal Historic Preservation Officers. The National Park Service (NPS) administers several competitive grant programs within...

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PastForward 2019 Preview: Celebrating Women's History—Amythyst Kiah

Born in Chattanooga and now based in Johnson City, Amythyst Kiah’s commanding stage presence is matched by her raw and powerful vocals—a deeply moving, hypnotic sound that stirs echoes of a distant and restless past. Accompanied interchangeably with banjo, acoustic guitar, or a full band, her...

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PastForward 2019 Preview: Saving Urban Neighborhoods —Mindy Fullilove

National Trust conference attendees first heard from Dr. Mindy Fullilove at the National Preservation Conference in St.Paul, MN in 2007 where she talked about her book Root Shock: How Tearing Up City Neighborhoods Hurts America and What We Can Do About It . In the years since,...

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Lessons Learned, Lessons Shared: A Q & A with Jannie Harriot

The work of the South Carolina African American Heritage Commission (SCAAHC), which recently celebrated its 25th anniversary, illustrates how grassroots organizations and leaders can have a significant impact on historic preservation efforts in their state. Founded as a council in 1993 and...

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Remembering Dawn Bohulano Mabalon

It is my hope that the love, respect, and commitment we feel for our historic community runs deeper than anything that can divide us. Little Manila will always be in our hearts. —Dawn Bohulano Mabalon Dr. Dawn Bohulano Mabalon, a passionate activist who dedicated her life to chronicling the...

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Network: Not separate but equal

There is success to point to in making cultural diversity a part of historic preservation. One need only read the articles in this issue of Forum or review the twenty-page list of National Trust grants and loans for preservation projects that have helped to preserve historic resources...


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Network: Making a difference in Miami

At the 45th National Preservation Conference held in San Francisco last year the 2,000 attendees identified as long overdue the need to recognize the contributions of African-Americans, Hispanics, American Indians, Asians, and other cultural groups to preservation and the need to attract...


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Two Movements, Intertwined?

By John H. Sprinkle Jr. The Pocantico Center Preservation Fellowship, now in its fifth year, is funded by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. This two-week residential fellowship provides preservation professionals with the opportunity to reside in...

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