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U.S. History Scene Named Founding Partner of Humanities in the Class Digital Library (HICDL) with the National Humanities Center
Humanities Education in the Digital Age For Immediate Release U.S. History Scene (co-founded by Assistant Prof. Rhae Lynn Barnes, History) is a founding partner and digital architect of the National Humanities Center’s groundbreaking “Humanities in the Class Digital Library.” This Open Education Resources (OER) platform brings together world-renowned humanities institutions to provide cutting-edge digital learning… MORE
The only thing new in the world is the history you do not know.
–Harry S. Truman
WARNING: Some of the images within this article may be disturbing for a younger audience. Photographing the Civil War Americans at War How did plantation owners and northern industrialists, yeoman farmers and slaves, and women and children experience the Civil War and the enormous social and political changes it wrought? Though the Civil War is the… MORE
“If a Western Rip Van Winkle had fallen asleep in 1869 and awakened in 1896, he would not have recognized the lands that the railroads had touched. Bison had yielded to cattle; mountains had been blasted and bored. Great swaths of land that had once whispered grass now screamed corn and wheat. Nation-states had conquered… MORE
On September 19, 2013 approximately 120 registrants gathered in Cincinnatis National Underground Freedom Center for a conference sponsored by Historians Against Slavery (HAS). The event marked a radical departure from the usual academic gatherings to which historians have long been accustomed. Although organized by scholars of antebellum slavery and antislavery, the conferences agenda spoke explicitly… MORE
Since their inception, the mutual programs of the 1940s were created as secondary to individual private homeownership, which has persisted as the dominant model in the decades since. While mutual or cooperative housing has taken various forms, the term typically denotes a buyer purchasing a share in a not-for-profit mutual association where the association (made up of the residents) owns and controls the houses and land.