September 4, 2019

Mission US Receives a “Teacher’s Choice Award for the Classroom”

We are pleased to announce that the Mission US series has been selected as a 2020 “Teacher’s Choice Award for the Classroom” by The Education Center Media Group. For over 45 years, The Education Center has been bringing influential teachers and organizations together through a host of pedagogical resources and materials. The “Teacher’s Choice Awards” […]

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September 3, 2019

ASHP Awarded Ford Foundation Grant to Develop Who Built America? The Open Educational Resource

We are pleased to announce that the office of the President of the Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice has awarded ASHP a grant of $150,000 for Who Built America? The Open Educational Resource (WBA? OER). The grant will be used to clear rights for twentieth- and twenty-first century visual, audio, and text primary sources; […]

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August 29, 2019

July 2020 NEH Summer Institute on Visual Culture of the American Civil War and Its Aftermath

ASHP has been awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to host a two-week institute for college and university faculty in July 2020 on the visual media of the American Civil War and its aftermath. The institute (in its fifth iteration) will expand study on the ways the war was recorded and […]

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August 29, 2019

Check out ASHP Podcast Number 85

Did you know that American Social History Project Podcast (ASHP Podcast) has published over eighty episodes? With topics ranging from slavery and anti-slavery imagery to women’s history and women’s activism, and to border, immigration and citizenship, ASHP Podcast has presented subjects of interest to teachers and the public. Our podcast is drawn from ASHP’s public […]

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June 12, 2019

Who Built America? Documentaries Now Streaming!

All ten of our award-winning documentaries are now available to stream for free and with closed-captioning. These accessible and exciting 30-minute programs explore the central role of working women and men in U.S. history, and have withstood the test of time by continuing to engage students in middle school through college level classes. Each documentary […]

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January 29, 2019

ASHP Hosts Public Program Series

Join us Wednesday, February 6, 2019 from 6:30-8:00 pm for a public event, Monuments of the Future: Alternate Approaches, which will be held in the Segal Theatre at the CUNY Graduate Center. This panel and discussion will present physical and virtual alternatives to monument creation that use a variety of media to promote public dialogue […]

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January 29, 2019

Closing Seminar for Presente: Latino-Centered Learning Communities

Over the past year ASHP staff have been working with faculty members from Bronx Community College CUNY to assist them in incorporating Latino history and culture into their courses and encouraging them to develop learning community clusters focused on Latino content. In December, Presente: Latino-Centered Learning Communities, hosted a closing event open to all BCC […]

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January 17, 2019

NEH Digital Humanities Grant for Who Built America?

Who Built America? Working People and the Nation’s History will soon become an updated, completely free, open education resource (OER) finalizing a 38-year process of making social history accessible to the broad public thanks to a new grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Office of Digital Humanities. ASHP will work in partnership with […]

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January 17, 2019

Welcome to Our New Office Administrator

Julian Ehsan joined ASHP/CML in October 2018 as a college assistant, providing administrative and podcast production support to the Project’s staff. He has previously worked in local and state politics, interning for a councilwoman, an alderman, and a state treasurer. A graduate of New York University, Julian received a B.A. in History and Metropolitan Studies, […]

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