The PLHC’s community storytelling project recently gained attention in one of the most widely-recognized nature publications anywhere: National Geographic. Freelance photojournalist, Andria Hautamaki, authored the article. The Colorado-based reporter discovered the PLHC’s Public Landemic project online. The project and the PLHC sparked her curiosity. In developing the article, the reporter noticed that the Public Landemic […]
The Office of the Vice President for Research recently launched a podcast, State of Research. The podcast showcases research initiatives at Colorado State University from a variety of disciplines. In the inaugural episode, host, Ty Betts, highlighted the Public Lands History Center’s ongoing research partnership with Colorado Parks and Wildlife. Now in its second year, […]
Former program manager for the PLHC, Maren Bzdek, recently discussed the Apollo Mission Control Restoration with Colorado State’s SOURCE magazine. Maren Bzdek also discussed the project with the Colorado Springs Gazette in July. She is currently the senior historic preservation planner for the city of Fort Collins. Below is a time-lapse of the restoration.
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded a $350,000 grant to the Colorado Encyclopedia! We can’t wait to continue our partnership with the encyclopedia. This partnership provides Coloradoans with new stories about our beloved Centennial State. Read more about this initiative on CSU’s SOURCE. The NEH grant represents the next phase is a […]
Following the Overland Trails This summer, the PLHC was working to wrap up a project for Scotts Bluff National Monument. Researcher and recent graduate, Poppie Gullett, has shared a bit about the project and her experience completing archival research during a summer road trip to Scotts Bluff National Monument, Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, and Legacy of […]
The Public Lands History Center’s research on Japanese-American internment camps in New Mexico was featured in a SOURCE article. Led by Dr. Sarah Payne, the project interprets this time in American history and documents the personal experiences of those who lived through it. History team finishes documenting N.M. Japanese-American confinement camps
American West Program to host screening of ‘Midnight Ramble’ Join the PLHC on February 28, 2017 from 7-8:30pm for a special edition of the Public Land History Center’s American West Program. This edition of AWP feature a screening of Midnight Ramble. The documentary film is part of the American Experience series. The film engages […]
Posted by Dr. Adrian Howkins Early in the morning of Friday April 18, Doug Sheflin and I drove from our homes in Boulder and Longmont to Scotts Bluff National Monument to conduct preliminary research for the environment history portion of our project. On the two-and-half hour journey we discussed the project, and thought a little […]