“The one pleasant thing about it, when the cruel suspense is over, they’ll be less lying in the newspapers and less personal defamation in the streets,” the Sentinel quipped on October 29th. [Read more…] about Local Newspaper Editor Ponders Election of 1876
The New York State Archives has awarded $5.3 million in Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund (LGRMIF) grants to 80 local governments, school districts, and educational institutions across the state to help improve records management systems to better serve the public. [Read more…] about NYS Archives Awards $5.3M For Records Management
Every issue of History News, the publication of the American Association for State and Local History, is worth reading for its reports and insights into our field, but the latest “Emerging Professionals Takeover Issue” (Winter 2018) is particularly fascinating.
It was written and edited by emerging history professionals – people recently entering the field or holding their first professional or management positions. The issue touches on several topics of concern today and even more important for the future of the field. [Read more…] about Bruce Dearstyne: Historians and the Public Good