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Traditions-Change-Sustainable Future: AIMA’s 2017 Conference

Originally posted on Association Internationale des Musées d’Agriculture:
The National Agricultural Museum of Estonia is pleased to announce the Call for Papers and information about CIMA XVIII – the 18th conference of the International Association of Agricultural Museums (AIMA).…

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Westward Ho to ALHFAM 2014

During the 2013 ALHFAM annual conference, attendees visited Historic Kirtland Village in Kirtland, Ohio. They toured the restored houses and recreated rural industries (including a potash factory!) all originally built by Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints members between … Continue reading

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Cotton

Cotton: The Fabric that Made the Modern World. That’s a bold statement. I might doubt the validity of the claim if anyone other than Giorgio Riello had made it. Professor Riello teaches global history at the University of Warwick. He … Continue reading

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Share Living History Interpretation

It’s been a while since I have blogged, but that’s because a lot has been happening. Deciding what to blog about can be a bit overwhelming. Right now the priority seems to be increasing communication about the exciting professional support … Continue reading

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ALHFAM Strategic Plan Review

July 6, 2013 ALHFAM is an organization that supports living history in its many forms, as well as living history farm and agricultural museums in North America and beyond. More specifically, ALHFAM exists to “…share practical knowledge…skills…experience, research and passion … Continue reading

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The Black Count and other July 4th thoughts

July 4, 2013 I have just finished reading The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo, by Tom Reiss. It won the Pulitzer in 2012. I started it on my trip to the American Alliance … Continue reading

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