Home For History

History is a calling, and AASLH is where you join others who share that calling. AASLH is more than just information. It’s a relationship, a family, and a community. No other national association answers the needs of history professionals the way AASLH does. Our services are affordable, comprehensive, and visionary. AASLH is proud to serve all-volunteer run museums, national historical institutions, and everyone in between. We offer diverse programs and services that meet the needs of all our members while progressively advancing the goals and standards of the field of state and local history.

Our History

For more than 70 years, AASLH has provided leadership and support for its members who preserve and interpret state and local history in order to make the past more meaningful to all Americans. The origins of AASLH can be traced back to the extraordinary flowering of state and local history that occurred in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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Support AASLH

Just like any other nonprofit organization, AASLH depends on the generosity of individuals, corporations, and foundations to help sustain its work. AASLH’s sources of revenue include membership dues, earned income, and gifts.

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Standing Committees & Volunteer Opportunities

AASLH could not accomplish its ambitious agenda without the help of many volunteers from all around the country, who serve on committees.

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