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Leadership in History Awards

AASLH bestows Leadership in History Awards to establish and encourage standards of excellence in the collection, preservation, and interpretation of state and local history in order to make the past more meaningful to all Americans. By publicly recognizing superior and innovative achievements, the Leadership in History Awards serve as an inspiration to others in the field.

Doing Good History

AASLH maintains the awards program to recognize Good History that changes people’s lives by helping them make connections with the past. Recipients can take pride in the fact that they are recognized by their peers.  Winners use the award to promote their institution in their communities and beyond, including leveraging needed funds.

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Submission Process

AASLH encourages all size institutions to apply, and to self-nominate. Creating an AASLH nomination helps measure the success of an organization’s programs and is an important step to excellence. AASLH State Representatives are here to help all nominees.

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What are the Leadership in History Awards?

Have you always wondered what the AASLH Awards program is? Do you feel that your organization is too small to win a National award? Watch this informational webinar to learn about the program and why you should apply, no matter what your budget size. Includes tips for how to put together an award-winning nomination.

Watch recorded webinar (approximately 53 minutes)