AASLH Leadership in History Awards

03 Feb 2021 11:24 AM | Anonymous member

It is that time of year again! I am reaching out as your state "captain" for the American Association for State and Local History Leadership in History Awards program.  

For over seventy years, AASLH has given 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 people.

By publicly recognizing superior and innovative achievements, the Leadership in History Award winners serve as models and inspirations for others in the field. We offer awards for many different types of projects, including publications, exhibits, public programming, and more. Award winners come from all over the country, from organizations of all kinds, sizes, and budgets.

This awards program, with the exception of the Publications category, is non-competitive, meaning your nomination is not in competition with others for a finite amount of awards. Your nomination is evaluated alone on its own merits. We encourage nominations from small and all-volunteer organizations.

Nominations are due March 1, and more details can be found here:


Details about the nomination process:


Please reach out to me, Julia Gray, at riversidemuseumsolutions@gmail.com if you are thinking about submitting a nomination!

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