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In Alerts on February 5, 2018 by Randolph Hollingsworth Tagged: , ,

This just in from Mandy Higgins at Kentucky Historical Society:

The Kentucky Oral History Commission’s spring grant cycle is open. Grant applications are due March 19, 2018. Full information is available on the KOHC website and questions should be directed to Sarah Schmitt (

The spring cycle for Kentucky Historical Markers is also open. Applications are due March 1. Questions should be directed to Andrew Patrick (

Two national workshops in Kentucky to be aware of: AASLH’s Focusing on Visitors workshop will be March 15­–16, 2018 in Louisville and the History Relevance Workshop on March 17 at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill.



KHS job opening

In Alerts on February 1, 2017 by Randolph Hollingsworth Tagged: ,

This news just in from Mandy Higgins on Twitter: “The is hiring an Oral History Administrator.”

Here’s more from the KHS website:

“The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) seeks an oral history administrator. The oral history administrator implements the strategic direction of the Kentucky Oral History Commission (KOHC), the only commission of its kind in the United States dedicated to providing financial and technical assistance to oral history repositories, oral historians and community scholars. Since 1976, KOHC has awarded more than $1 million to more than 600 grantees throughout the Commonwealth…. The administrator will oversee the KOHC grant program and serve as a technical resource for individuals and organizations across the state. The position will provide technical advice and training on developing an oral history project, conducting oral history interviews, using digital recording equipment, digitizing oral history collections, oral history collections assessment and digital preservation of oral history collections. … Application deadline is Feb. 28, 2017.”

See more details about this job opportunity at KHS here.

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