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Public History and Education – Fake News

This is an older article, but I thought about how relevant it is today, especially in the context of our recent historical site visits.  Is fake news merely the incorrect spin/interpretations of facts to fit our biases, or can “fake” … Continue reading

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Memory and Silence; History handmaidens

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Maceo Snipes Posted August 15, 2014 · A Man whose Death Inspired the Teenager who Led the Movement | By Erica Sterling | Maceo Snipes must have felt a great sense of pride after he cast his first vote in … Continue reading

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As I search for information on Avondale Estates, I learn that George Francis Willis became president of the Stone Mountain Confederate Monumental Association in 1928. If he was here today ; I wonder what his reactions would be concerning the … Continue reading

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In the south, confederate statuary and historical sinage has surrounded us all of our lives. Except for those that are extremely culturally and politically active, it seemed as if no one cared. Now, all of a sudden  you have this … Continue reading

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Welcome to HIST 7040, Fall 2017

Welcome to HIST 7040, Issues and Interpretations in Public History. This course is intended as an introduction to key theoretical, methodological, and practical issues related to creating history by, for, and with a wider public. Issues include questions of audience … Continue reading

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Welcome to HIST 7040!

Welcome to HIST 7040, Issues and Interpretations in Public History. This course is intended as an introduction to key theoretical, methodological, and practical issues related to creating history by, for, and with a wider public. Issues include questions of audience and … Continue reading

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