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PastForward 2019: Making the Vote Count - the Legacy of the 19th Amendment on C-SPAN (American History TV)

The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s ratification, granting women the right to vote. Representatives from several institutions, including the National Park Service , National Archives and Library of Congress, talked about their plans for commemorating the centennial...


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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: Revitalizing Small Communities – Dar Williams

Dar Williams has been called “one of America’s very best singer-songwriters” by The New Yorker. She’s released ten studio albums and authored four books including her latest, What I Found In A Thousand Towns . Known as much for her staunch progressive ideals as her raw acoustic energy,...

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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: Celebrating Women’s History – Dr. Tiya Miles

Tiya Miles is the author of three multiple prize-winning works in the history of early American race relations, a prize-winning work of historical fiction, and various articles and op-eds on women’s history, history and memory, black public culture, and black and indigenous interrelated...

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PastForward 2019 Preview: Celebrating Women's History - Ada Deer

Ada Deer has spent her life advocating for American Indians across the United States. Born in 1935 she was the first Native American woman from Wisconsin to run for Congress, and the first American Indian to graduate with a master’s degree in social work from Columbia University. A member of the...

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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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Forum Journal: “Every Story Told”: Centering Women’s History

This issue of the Forum Journal examines the preservation and interpretation of sites associated with women’s history —which means, to some degree, all historic sites. We have dedicated the issue to two inspiring preservationists whose work was foundational to our practice of preserving and...

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Forum Journal: "Every Story Told": Centering Women's History (Vol. 32, No. 2)

This issue of the Forum Journal examines the preservation and interpretation of sites associated with women’s history—which means, to some degree, all historic sites. The articles explore a variety of approaches to telling women’s stories—as well as the many frequently “othered” stories with...

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