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The Bracero Program, which brought millions of Mexican guest workers to the United States, ended more than four decades ago. Current debates about immigration policy—including discussions about a new guest worker program—have put the program back in the news and made it all the more important to understand this chapter of American history. Yet while top U.S. and Mexican officials re- examine the Bracero Program as a possible model, most Americans know very little about the program, the…

Children and Youth in History addresses the critical absence of children and youth in U.S., European, and world history courses.

Conflict and Consensus: Key Moments in U.S. History is a Montgomery County Public Schools Teaching American History project designed in partnership with the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University to increase teachers' and students' knowledge of traditional American history and ability to analyze primary sources and think historically. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, TAH grants developed, documented, evaluated, and disseminated innovative and…

Connecticut History is a project of Connecticut Humanities in partnership with CHNM and Connecticut Explored. The website is designed to serve as a home for stories about the people, traditions, innovations, and events that make up the rich history of Connecticut.

Creating a More Perfect Community is a Alexandria City Public Schools Teaching American History project designed in partnership with the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University to increase teachers' and students' knowledge of traditional American history and ability to analyze primary sources and think historically. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, TAH grants developed, documented, evaluated, and disseminated innovative and cohesive models of…

Proposal to create an open source transcription tool to enable researchers to access handwritten historical documents.
To be used with Papers of the War Department, 1784-1800 and a few other test sites.
(Budget Justification documents have been redacted)

Proposal to create an open source transcription tool to enable researchers to access handwritten historical documents. To be used with Papers of the War Department, 1784-1800 and a few other test sites.
(Budget Justification documents have been redacted)

Defining US: The American Experience is a Fairfax County Public Schools Teaching American History project designed in partnership with the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media at George Mason University to increase teachers' and students' knowledge of traditional American history and ability to analyze primary sources and think historically. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, TAH grants developed, documented, evaluated, and disseminated innovative and cohesive models of…

In 2008, the Center for History and New Media (CHNM) created an informal yearly conference on digital methods in the humanities called THATCamp—The Humanities and Technology Camp. The new style of the conference, with its emphasis on communicating new methods and trying things out rather than talking formally, helped to attract a wide range of curious scholars, and it spawned numerous locally-organized regional THATCamps in 2009. This proposal intends to leverage the energy and attendance of…

Echo 2 worked to build on the efforts of Echo 1. Beginning in July 2005, week-long, intensive workshops for fifteen participants who plan to create online projects in the history of science, technology, and industry.
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