Public History News
The Stevenson University Public History Program has a secret weapon at the National Guard Museum of the United States-- Ryan Trainor. Working with Stevenson's Admissions program while earning his MLS, Ryan was also a volunteer in the University Archives. Since that time, Ryan has earned his graduate degree and has been employed as an Archivist and Museum Specialist with the National Guard Memorial Library & Museum in Washington, D.C. ...Click here to read more.
Cristo Rey Jesuit High School had an archival need and the Stevenson Public History Program responded. During Stevenson University's new January Term, eight students enrolled in a Public History Archives course volunteered to help set-up that institution's first archive. Providing approximately 200 hours of skilled labor and $100 worth of materials, the students inventoried materials, created a digital database, and processed approximatey 18 linear feet of documents and artifacts. The new archive documents the first seven years of Cristo Rey Jesuit High School's existence in Baltimore....Click here to read more.
Ivan Finney Nock (from his passport request in January 1916).
Few know that the last US citizen to die in WWI while fighting for the French Foreign Legion was a Marylander from Harford County. ...Click here to read more.
Alex describes the various diseases common in Baltimore in the 1700s-1800s.
Stevenson Public History major Alexandra Jeffries presented a public program this week that involved two museums, a train excursion, ...Click here to read more.
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