9781575242446

Public History : Essays from the Field

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  • ISBN13:

    9781575242446

  • ISBN10:

    1575242443

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/1/2004
  • Publisher: Krieger Pub Co

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
The Editors x
Introduction to the Revised Edition xii
Introduction xiii
PART I: AN OVERVIEW OF PUBLIC HISTORY
Introduction
3(2)
Professional Historians and the Challenge of Redefinition
5(18)
Patricia Mooney-Melvin, Loyola University-Chicago
Becoming a Public Historian
23(20)
Constance B. Schulz, University of South Carolina
PART II: VARIETIES OF PUBLIC HISTORIANS
Introduction
43(2)
Administrators: Students of History and Practitioners of the Art of Management
45(12)
Michael J. Devine, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
Archivists and Records Managers
57(18)
Roy H. Tryon, CA, CRM, South Carolina Department of Archives and History
Contract Historians and Consultants
75(12)
Jannelle Warren-Findley, Arizona State University
Documentary Editors: Not as Boring as It Sounds
87(16)
Candace Falk, Emma Goldman Papers, University of California, Berkeley
Editors and Publishers: Making Books for Readers
103(14)
Daniel Greer, Caldwell, Idaho
Film and Media Producers: Taking History off the Page and Putting It on the Screen
117(12)
Nina Gilden Seavey, Center for History in the Media, George Washington University
Historic Preservationists and Cultural Resources Managers: Preserving America's Historic Places
129(12)
Antoinette J. Lee, Heritage Preservation Services, National Park Service
Interpreters and Museum Educators: Beyond the Blue Hairs
141(16)
Mark Howell, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Librarians and Bibliographers
157(12)
Charles A. D'Aniello, Lockwood Memorial Library, State University of New York at Buffalo
Manuscript Curators and Specialists
169(18)
Debra Newman Ham, Morgan State University
Museum Curators
187(16)
Anne Woodhouse, Missouri Historical Society
Oral Historians: Community Oral History and the Cooperative Ideal
203(14)
Rose T. Diaz, University of New Mexico, and Andrew B. Russell, Arizona State University
Policy Advisors: Historians and Making Policy
217(14)
Sylvia K. Kraemer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
PART III: THE PRACTICE OF PUBLIC HISTORY
Introduction
231(2)
At Historic Houses and Buildings: Connecting Past, Present, and Future
233(24)
George W. McDaniel, Drayton Hall, National Trust for Historic Preservation
At Historic Sites and Outdoor Museums: A High-Performance Act
257(22)
William S. Pretzer, Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village
At Historical Parks: Balancing a Multitude of Interests
279(16)
Bruce J. Noble, Jr., Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, National Park Service
In Local Historical Agencies, Museums, and Societies
295(12)
Robert B. Patterson, Jr., Clarksville-Montgomery County Museum
In Urban History Museums and Historical Societies
307(18)
Barbara Franco, Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
In State Historical Agencies, Museums, and Societies: A Constant State of Change
325(20)
Charles F. Bryan, Jr., Virginia Historical Society
In Museums at the National Level: Fighting the Good Fight
345(12)
Lonnie G. Bunch III, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
In Federal History Programs: Ensuring the Future
357(14)
Jesse H. Stiller, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
In Businesses and Corporations: Serving as the Corporate Memory
371(14)
Elizabeth W. Adkins, CA, Ford Motor Company Archives
As a Business: Hired, Not Bought
385(12)
Philip L. Cantelon, History Associates Incorporated
On the Web: The September 11 Digital Archive
397(20)
James T. Sparrow, University of Chicago
Resources 417(12)
Index 429

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