This dynamic reference source supports inclusive and equity-focused historical work in public settings by sharing a knowledge base that invites more people to engage in history projects. This handbook provides concrete examples of how to make history work more relevant. It centers on equity, inclusivity, diversity, and public service while offering accessible windows into the many ways public historians work.

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A Quest for Parity: The Octavius V. Catto Memorial
Education

Memorials and Monuments

Memorials and monuments punctuate our lives. Many of us are taught to revere them early on—in town squares, at museums, throughout our national parks, and everywhere in between. We may

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Armenian American dancers
Administration

U.S. Bicentennial, 1976

Throughout the “Bicentennial Era” (1971-1976), Americans commemorated the two-hundredth anniversary of the Declaration of Independence and American Revolution in different ways. In Ogden, Utah, the city restored its historic Union

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President Barack Obama in the Oval Office on his first day in office
Education

U.S. Presidents

As long as I live, I will never forget that in no other country on earth is my story even possible. . . . But it is a story that

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