The Ross House Slave Quarters
October 26, 2023
Notley Brown and Suck were two of the people enslaved at Ross House in Frederick, Maryland, the site of the only known remaining slave quarters in the city.
Anna Julia Cooper (1858–1964)
October 25, 2023
This Long Overdue tribute honors historian Anna Julia Cooper, who died in 1964.
American Historical Association Announces 2023 Prize Winners
October 23, 2023
The American Historical Association is pleased to announce the winners of its 2023 prizes.
AHA Member Spotlight: Nichole Nelson
October 20, 2023
Nichole Nelson is a senior policy advisor at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition. She lives in Washington, DC, and has been a member since 2013.
Not Endorsed by Your Teacher: Turning a Satirical Eye on US History
October 19, 2023
In a new book of fake primary sources, humorist Alexandra Petri satirizes the greatest hits of American history and literature.
Sovereignty and Satellites: Meet the AHA’s 2023–24 NASA Fellows
October 18, 2023
Read about the 2023–24 recipients of the Fellowship in Aerospace History and the Fellowship in the History of Space Technology.
From Downtown to the Mission in Three Minutes: Latino Activism around BART
October 17, 2023
When San Francisco’s subway system arrived in the Mission District, Latino residents organized against the gentrification they feared it would bring.
Improving Declassification: Applying Machine Learning to Diplomatic Cable Review
October 12, 2023
AI might just provide a breakwater against the coming digital tsunami.
Cities, Culture, and Conflagrations: Learning Urban History to Protect Tangible and Intangible Heritage
October 11, 2023
In Manila, understanding the city’s relationship with fire is necessary to understanding both its history and its future.
Join Us for AHA Reads, Winter Edition: The First AHA Winter Reading Challenge
October 10, 2023
From November through January, read along with other historians.