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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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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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#NPS19th: The National Park Service Prepares to Commemorate the 19th Amendment Centennial

By Megan E. Springate At the end of 2018, Preservation Leadership Forum published an issue of the Forum Journal called "' Every Story Told:' Centering Women's History ." Forum members can find this and other recent issues in the Forum Library . Not a member? A women's history blog series...

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Using Historic Preservation to Honor a More Diverse American Story

By Saima Akhtar Editor’s note: Preservation Month is coming up in May, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation encourages you to celebrate the important places in your community. Can building a more inclusive, people-centered preservation movement—as well as the other key concepts...

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