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The National Trust Awards $228,175 to Sacred Places and Sites Telling the Full American Story

The National Trust Preservation Fund, the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s small dollar grant program, has been providing catalytic funding to organizations across the country for over 50 years. One year after the National Trust implemented new guidelines for the program in response...

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HOPE Crew Returns to the Field in New Orleans

By Molly Baker With health and safety at the forefront, HOPE (Hands-On Preservation Experience) Crew returned to the field for the first time since the nationwide outbreak of COVID-19. Guided by stringent national, state, and local COVID-safe protocols, the HOPE Crew held a carpentry training...

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From Trails to Timber: Uncovering Black History in Oregon

The West is filled with stories of cowboys, loggers, pioneers, and homesteaders seeking new lives often under uncertain, tough circumstances. Now imagine if the stories and those individuals who forged new paths for themselves and their families on the frontier were Black. In 1857, the state of...

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Continuing Community in New Orleans

New Orleans is more than beignets and Bourbon Street, voodoo queens and Mardi Gras. An old city with a multicultural blend of its African, French, Cajun, and Spanish roots, this city has a culture that is all its own. This includes the unique architecture, with its distinctive ironwork,...

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Perspectives of Neighborhood Change

By Jenna Dublin Editor's Note: This article by Jenna Dublin is the introductory essay in a compendium of essay’s called Perspectives of Neighborhood Change . This compendium is part of a broader collection of resources for the report Preserving African American Places: Growing Preservation's...

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Perspectives of Neighborhood Change

Developed in the summer of 2018, ten students at universities across the United States were selected as AACHAF Research Fellows from a competitive pool of applicants and were commissioned to research and write essays on neighborhood change and historic preservation in each of the ten study...

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HBCU Cultural Heritage Stewardship Initiative

The National Trust for Historic Preservation recently launched the HBCU Cultural Heritage Stewardship Initiative as part of our African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund . This program is supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Ford Foundation, the JPB Foundation, the J...


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[Slide Deck] HBCU Cultural Heritage Stewardship Initiative

Slide Deck for the recent Forum Webinar: HBCU Cultural Heritage Stewardship Initiative The National Trust for Historic Preservation recently launched the HBCU Cultural Heritage Stewardship Initiative as part of our African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund . This program is supported by...

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How Mapping the Chesapeake Watershed Will Illuminate African American History

In recent years, historic preservationists have acknowledged that historic sites and landscapes important to people of color are underrepresented in documentation and conservation priorities—a deficit that has deep repercussions for efforts to tell the full American story . In an often-cited...

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HBCU Cultural Heritage Stewardship Initiative

Sam and Mary Cooke Preservation Fund for Hawai’i: Guidelines & Eligibility HBCU Cultural Heritage Stewardship Initiative Through the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, National Endowment for the Humanities, Ford Foundation, The JPB...