The Federalist

Newsletter of the Society for History in the Federal Government The Federalist newsletter prints news of recent activities of the Society, its membership, and of important issues affecting federal history programs. Issues one-year-old and older are available online in PDF format at http://shfg.org/shfg/publications/the-federalist/

Winter 2014-15, Issue 44

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WINTER 2014-15,  Issue No. 44

The 1964 Wilderness Act and the Built Environment, Rachel D. Kline

Federal Records Act Amended

President’s Message, Carl Ashley

Editor’s Note, Benjamin Guterman

The Hewlett Lecture

Oral Histories Key to New VHA History, James P. Rife

The History Professional:  Interview with Donna Graves

History Office Profile:  NASA History Program Office

From the Archives:  SHFG’s University of Maryland Graduate Assistant Program, Chas Downs

FOIA Matters

Intelligence History:  NGA’s Online Resources, Benjamin Guterman

William S. Dudley Honored

NMAH’s 50th Anniversary

Making History: A roundup of news from federal history offices, nationwide

Calendar: Conferences of interest to historians

Fall, 2014, Issue 43

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FALL 2014, Issue 43

NPS Symposium:  “Co-Creating Narratives in Public Spaces,” Benjamin Guterman

Letter to Justice Department concerning the Emmett Till case, January 1956

The Hewlett Lecture:  Anthony S. Pitch

President’s Message, Carl Ashley

Editor’s Note, Benjamin Guterman

Department of Justice Case Files:  Civil Rights, Tina L. Ligon

Centennial Commission Promotes WWI Commemoration, Thomas I. Faith

The U.S. Marshals at 225, David S. Turk

From the Archives:  Subcommittee on Oral History, Chas Downs

The History Professional:  Interview with Richa Wilson, USFS

Focus on Indian Treaties

History Office Profile:  U.S. Customs and Border Protection, David McKinney

FOIA Matters

Making History: A roundup of news from federal history offices, nationwide

Federalist Calendar: Conferences of interest to historians

Summer 2014, Issue 42

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SUMMER 2014, Issue 42

• Indians at the Post Office:  The Smithsonian American Indian Museum Addresses Native Themes in New Deal–Era Murals, Sandra Starr

• President’s Message, Carl Ashley

Editor’s Note, Benjamin Guterman

• Blogs at www.shfg.org

• Historians’ Declaration:  Apollo 11 Astronauts Not Subject to Customs Inspection on Return from the Moon, Stephen Garber, David McKinney, and Jennifer Ross-Nazzal

• The History Professional:  An Interview with John Fox, FBI Historian

• A Timeline of Federal History

• History Office Profile:  NARA’s Electronic Records Custodial Program: A Decade in review and a Look to the Future, Theodore J. Hull

• From the Archives: The Occasional Papers, Chas Downs

• Tracking Arctic Climate Changes, Benjamin Guterman

•Digital History: The CIA Museum Website, Benjamin Guterman

• Sources

• Making History: A roundup of news from federal history offices, nationwide

• Calendar: Conferences of interest to historians

 

Second Series, Issue 41, Spring 2014

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SPRING 2014, Issue 41

• Society Conference in Shepherdstown

• Trask Lecture:  Charlene Bickford

• President’s Message, David McMillen

Editor’s Note, Benjamin Guterman

• SHFG Awards 2014

• The History Professional:  Interview with Samuel W. Rushay, Jr. of the Harry S. Truman Library and Museum

• History Office Profile:  Air Force Historical Research Agency, Mary D. Dysart

• From the Archives:  Directory of Federal Historical Programs and Activities

• International Research Portal

• “Making Their Mark: Stories Through Signatures” Exhibit

• FOIA Matters

• Explorations: Investigations in Federal History Work.  Thomas I. Faith, Benjamin Guterman

• Making History: A roundup of news from federal history offices, nationwide

• Calendar: Conferences of interest to historians

Second Series, Issue 40, Winter 2013-14

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Scholarship and Partnerships Forum at Rutgers-Camden

Hewlett Lecture: Margo Anderson

President’s Message, David McMillen

Editor’s Note, Benjamin Guterman

Editing Documents in the 21st Century, Beth Luey

Federal Records of Puerto Rico, Dennis Riley

The History Professional: Interview with Jeffrey G. Barlow, U.S. Navy historian

History Office Profile: The U.S. Navy’s Ship Model Program, Dana Wegner

From the Archives, Chas Downs

Explorations: Investigations in federal history work.  Benjamin Guterman, Thomas I. Faith

Review of Best of Both Worlds, by G. Wayne Clough

Making History:  A roundup of news from federal history offices, nationwide.

Calendar: Conferences of interest to historians