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Community History Program

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Event Dates: March 12, 2015 - March 30, 2015

The bilingual, traveling exhibit, "Bittersweet Harvest: The Bracero Program, 1942-1964," is on view at the Kingston Public Library, and runs through March 30th. The library will host a reception and a public conversation on March 12th and a public book discussion on March 19th. More information provided below.

Event Dates: June 29, 2018

Chick History, Inc. and local partners are hosting a digitization day to scan items from personal, family and community collections that expand the narrative of suffrage, voting and political activity, and preserve the contributions and experiences of African American women in TN before 1930.

Friday, June 29, 9am-4pm, Orange Mound Community Center, 2590 Park Ave, Memphis, 38114

Click here for more information, or contact Rebecca Price, info@chickhistory.org

Event Dates: June 28, 2018

Chick History and local partners are hosting a digitization day to scan items from personal, family, and community collections that expand the narrative of suffrage, voting, and political activity by preserving the contributions and experiences of African American women in TN before 1930.

Thursday, June 28, 10am-4pm, Canaan Baptist Church, 211 N. Main, Covington, 38019

Click here for more information, or contact Rebecca Price, info@chickhistory.org

Tennessee Waters: Shaping Our Land, Our Lives and Our Future

 

 

 

Would your nonprofit like to participate in a

statewide traveling exhibit tour?

 

Event Dates: June 1, 2018

Local hosts welcome Chick History, Inc., to share details of it's public archival project and how individuals may get involved.  Learn which items in your family history may educate others about African American women's political history in Tennessee--and then sign up for a digitization day in June!

Friday, June 1, 9:30-11am

Orange Mound Community Center, 2590 Park Avenue, Memphis, 38114

Event Dates: May 31, 2018

Local hosts welcome Chick History, Inc., to share details of it's public archival project and how individuals may get involved.  Learn which items in your family history may educate others about African American women's political history in Tennessee--and then sign up for a digitization day in June!

Thursday, May 31, 11am-1pm (feel free to bring a brown bag lunch)

Canaan Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 211 North Main Street, Covington, 38019

Co-hosts: JB Leverette & Ms. Hattye Yarborough

Event Dates: March 18, 2018

Join the East Tennessee Historical Society and the Tennessee Woman Suffrage Centennial Collaborative (TWSCC) for an afternoon of discussions about the role of the Knoxville area and its women in the passage of the 19th amendment, providing the right to vote for women across the nation.

Sunday, March 18, 1-4pm, East TN History Center, 601 S. Gay Street, Knoxville

For more information about the event click here.

Event Dates: April 10, 2018

This panel discussion presents a project to digitize family and local history related to African American women's political history in Tennessee before 1930. Join us and learn how to find items for digitization in your own collections.

Tuesday, April 10, 6:30pm,  Bordeaux Branch Library, 4000 Clarksville Pike

Event Dates: September 30, 2017

The East Tennessee Historical Society is partnering with Humanities Tennessee to offer the Tennessee History Highlights teacher workshops across the state. These hands-on workshops will feature customized activities covering content from the 4th, 5th, and 8th grade American History curriculum standards. Each host museum will provide a special focus and flavor to the local workshop.

Saturday, September 30, 9:00am-3:00pm, Abraham Lincoln Library & Museum, Lincoln Memorial Museum, Harrogat

Neighborhood Story Project, Pilot Projects

Three pilot projects took place in Nashville, Tennessee in 2017. The following page provides a brief context of Nashville and the three neighborhoods, the project participants, and how the Neighborhood Story Projects unfolded in these three settings:

Event Dates: August 12, 2017 - September 24, 2017

Water|Ways, a traveling Smithsonian exhibit focused on humans' relationship to water, will be open at Hiwassee/Ocoee State Park from August 12 to September 24, 2017. The exhibit will be accompanied by a series of local, public events. 

Click here for more information about the exhibit. 

Event Dates: October 27, 2016

The boot camp provides a team of leading women's history scholars to lead participants in hands-on activities and strategies for building the visibility and understanding of women in Tennessee history.

Hunter Museum of Art, 10 Bluff View Avenue, Chattanooga

9:00am-6:00pm, Thursday, Oct. 27

Event Dates: July 18, 2016

Delivered! TN History Highlights for Teachers Workshop offeres content and strategies for 4th, 5th, 8th, and high school American history curriculum standards that relate to Tennessee's story. A special focus will be given to Tennessee's frontier, Civil War, industrialization and labor, and women's suffrage stories. Host community stories will also be featured.

Monday, July 18, 9-4pm, Granville Museum

Click here to learn more and to register for the event.

Event Dates: July 14, 2016

Delivered! TN History Highlights for Teachers Workshop offeres content and strategies for 4th, 5th, 8th, and high school American history curriculum standards that relate to Tennessee's story. A special focus will be given to Tennessee's frontier, Civil War, industrialization and labor, and women's suffrage stories. Host community stories will also be featured.

Thursday, July 14, 9-4pm, Museum Center at Five Points, Cleveland

Click here to learn more and to register for the event.

Event Dates: July 10, 2016

Join Chick History, Inc. and Humanities Tennessee for a reception to learn about the March to the 19th project, a five-year, statewide initiative to collect, preserve, and learn how to present women's history--and sign up for the Knoxville Women's history Boot Camp!

Reception: Sunday, July 10, 2-4pm, East Tennessee History Center, Knoxville

Bootcamp: Thursday, August 25, 9-6, Ijams Nature Center, Knoxville

Click here to learn more about the project and how to participate.