Interpreting & Plowing & Bookbinding & More

Many great opportunities to learn new skills, meet new people, and see new places are available in the next few months thanks to ALHFAM regional and Professional Interest Group gatherings. Take advantage if you can: The Mid-Atlantic region has put together a fabulous program for their meeting being held April 1-2 at Historic St. Mary's… Continue reading Interpreting & Plowing & Bookbinding & More

More Posts to Come

Today, Wednesday, folks are on the road and on a train ride.  The Jackson's Mill campus is quiet, just a few folks are home telecommuting and working on projects. A few have departed from the conference a bit early to get back to other duties.  The progressive series of farewells began in the hospitality room… Continue reading More Posts to Come

ALHFAM Annual Conference Fellowships

We had our largest group of fellowship recipients ever participating in this year's meeting.  Consult the Spring 2011 Bulletin for the full list.  Congratulations to all.  Your presence made the meeting all the richer. (Watch for announcement of Fellowship applications for next year's annual meeting in Texas.) -Katie Boardman

The Historical Fashion Show

A favorite ALHFAM banquet entertainment is the historical fashion show.  The good research and careful craftsmanship of creating reproduction historical clothing of our members and their sites is on display. The clothing and textile folks are in seventh heaven. Its always fun to see what time periods and regions are represented.  More of the 20th… Continue reading The Historical Fashion Show

John Caramia Given Schlebecker Award

John T. Schlebecker was one of the founding members of ALHFAM. He worked as curator of the agricultural collections at the Smithsonian Institution and served as ALHFAM Secretary/Treasurer for many years. The award named in his honor is given to those who have served ALHFAM in extraordinary and generous ways. John Caramia was given this… Continue reading John Caramia Given Schlebecker Award