Posts tagged interns

Masters in Making History Come Alive

It’s National Teacher Appreciation Week! Today and tomorrow we’ll be posting about local teachers who champion the humanities in general and D.C. history specifically by partnering with the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. Today we’d like to send out a shout-out to Kathy Franz, assistant professor of history and Director of Public History at American […]

Cirkut Maximus: The Capitol Photo Service Collection Progress Report II

The Capitol Photo Service Collection (SP 114) consists of several thousand oversized photographs of local business, organization, school, political, and other groups in locally significant settings, both indoors and outdoors, from 1957 to 2000. Since this spring, HSW interns have been hard at work towards making this collection accessible for researchers; this is Part II […]

HSW Hosts Tour and Workshop for Conference Attendees

On August 12th, the HSW hosted ten representatives from repositories across the country,  with the Collections Manager providing a behind-the-scenes tour of the Society’s space in the Carnegie Library building. The visitors, in town for the Society of American Archivists annual conference, received a hands-on introduction to popular collections, such as architectural photographs from the […]

Cirkut Maximus: The Capitol Photo Service Collection Progress Report I

Cirkut Maximus: The Capitol Photo Service Collection Progress Report I

The Capitol Photo Service Collection (SP 114) consists of several thousand oversize photographs of local business, organization, school, political, and other groups in locally significant settings, both indoors and outdoors, from 1957 to 2000.  HSW interns have been hard at work towards making this collection accessible for researchers; this is Part I of a series […]

On Exhibit: Capitol Photo Service

On Exhibit: Capitol Photo Service

The Capitol Photo Service Collection (SP 114) comprises several thousand oversize photographs of local business, organization, school, political, and other groups in locally significant settings, both indoors and outdoors, from 1957 to 2000. Selections from this incredible, massive collection will be on periodically on display. The current exhibit is on view through the end of […]

HSW Welcomes Smithsonian Archivist

HSW Welcomes Smithsonian Archivist

On June 16, the HSW Collections Manager gave a behind-the-scenes tour and collections update to Alison L. Oswald, Archivist at the Archives Center of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, and her summer interns. Emily Keithley and Elise Fariello, two of the HSW interns working on the Capitol Photo Service Collection (SP 114), also […]

HSW Welcomes Summer Interns & Volunteers

HSW Welcomes Summer Interns & Volunteers

June brings warm weather to Washington, yes, but also a welcome influx of interns and volunteers to the Historical Society! This week and next, HSW will welcome the 2014  summer cohort, including interns from the University of Maryland’s library science program and American University’s public history program, and volunteers from AU and the University of […]