Has your organization recently created an exhibit, publication, program, or project with an innovative approach to interpreting West Virginia history? If the answer is “YES,” then you should consider nominating your organization for an American Association of State and Local History (AASLH) Leadership in History Award.
Each year, AASLH bestows Leadership in History Awards in recognition of excellence in the field of state and local history. By publicly recognizing exceptional and meritorious achievements in the collection, preservation, and interpretation of local history, the Leadership in History Awards serve as an inspiration to others in the field and brings national-level recognition to your project, your organization, and your state.
AASLH recognizes excellence in the following areas:
Organizations of all sizes are encouraged to apply. Deadline for nominations is March 1, 2017. Nominations can take some time to put together, so start your nomination at least 3-4 weeks before the deadline.