FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: December 15, 2000
Contact: Anne Strong
Telephone: (301) 279-9697
NCPH Public History News – Winter 1999/2000
Dr. Rodney Carlisle of History Associates Incorporated in Rockville, Maryland, coauthored Jack Tar: A Sailor’s Life, a book chronicling daily life aboard merchant and naval ships between 1750 and 1910. HAI President Philip L. Cantelon and Barbara Howe of West Virginia University co-edited the Summer 1999 issue of The Public Historian, which commemorated the twentieth anniversary of the National Council on Public History. In December Dr. Cantelon completed his term as chair of the Organization of American Historian’s Committee on Research and Access to Historical Documentation. Dr. Gabriele Carey, head of HAI’s West Coast office, is digitizing local history collections from fifteen Los Angeles County communities. This fall Dr. Carey also participated in workshops about archives, public records, exhibit planning, and the preservation of library history.
About History Associates
For more than thirty years the historians and archivists at History Associates have demonstrated that history is valuable in the market as well as the marketplace of ideas. They provide professional corporate histories, exhibit content, interpretive planning, historical research, archival services, and collections management services to clients throughout the United States and around the world. History Associates strives to be The Best Company in History®, serving corporate, government, legal, and nonprofit clients from its headquarters in Rockville, Maryland. For more information, call (301) 279-9697 or visit www.historyassociates.com.