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Exhibit Hall

The OAH Exhibit Hall is an important feature of the Annual Meeting, providing you with access to the newest scholarship (and old favorites!); demonstrating the newest technologies and changing trends; and allowing you to connect with people who can help build your knowledge and skills for your professional profile. The Exhibit Hall is also crucial in maintaining the offerings of the OAH Annual Meeting. Help support the profession by exploring and connecting with the many exhibitors in the Exhibit Hall!

Exhibit Hall Hours
Thursday, April 12 | 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, April 13 | 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday, April 14 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Exhibit Hall
Museum Displays
Library Lounge
Meals On-site
Exhibit Hall Map

Museum Displays

Capital Brew Exhibit
Beer brewing has been a part of Sacramento history since Swiss immigrant John Sutter produced home brew at Sutter’s Fort in the 1840s. By 1849, German immigrants recognized there was money to be made quenching the thirst of the thousands of 49ers arriving daily. The story of the brewing industry and its people is an essential part of the Sacramento’s history.

Reclaiming the Past: The Sitka Project
On November 25, 1847, the “little pony boat,” the Sitka steamed out of San Francisco up the Delta, bound for Sacramento. It was crewed by a multicultural/multinethnic team and captained by William Alexander Leidesdorff, an African-Danish entrepreneur and Mexican land grantee. When the boat arrived in Sacramento six days later, it marked the advent of steam power on the Sacramento River, heralding the day when steamboats would routinely ply the waterways between the Central Valley’s Delta towns and the San Francisco Bay Area. The exhibit displays the history of the Sitka and the project to tell its story in Sacramento and African American history. Historian and California State University, Sacramento, emeritus professor Shirley Ann Wilson Moore, author of the recent Sweet Freedom’s Plains: African Americans on the Overland Trails, 1841–1869 and co-director of the Sitka project will be available at the exhibit.

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Library Lounge

The two main Library Lounge areas (and two smaller seating areas) offer convenient mix-and-mingle spaces in which to relax and catch up with colleagues and friends, meet with publishers, or grab a bite to eat. The lounge also offers recharging stations for electronic devices.

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Meals On-Site

Maximize your time at the conference by visiting the concessions at the Sacramento Convention Center to pick up a coffee, quick snack, or lunch. The Center offers a full-service Starbucks for the duration of the conference, APizza on Thursday and Friday, and concessions will be available by the Exhibit Hall on Saturday.

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Clio Sponsors

Oxford University Press
With origins dating back to 1478, Oxford
University Press is the world’s largest university press. Our History program spans the academic and higher education spectrum, including books, journals, and online products.
In addition to award-winning and innovative online research products, Oxford publishes a wide array of
scholarly and general interest books to meet all of your research and teaching needs. Taken together, our History program seeks and supports excellence in research, scholarship, and education. Oxford is the proud publisher of the Journal of American History.
Booths 407-413

Bedford/St. Martin's (Macmillan Learning)
At the Bedford/St. Martin's website (macmillanlearning.com/history), you’ll find detailed information about our history books and media,
including complete tables of contents, author bios, reviews, details about supplements and value packages, and more. You can request an exam copy, download free classroom materials, access online instructor resources, and get valuable tools for your first day of class.
Booth 304


Steamboat Sponsor

University of Richmond

Raintree Sponsors

Cambridge University Press
Harvard University Press
Booths 108/110
Booth EL2
University of North Carolina Press
Booths 204/206
W. W. Norton
Booths 201/203


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  Cambridge University Press
  Claremont Graduate University
  Center of Great Plains Studies
  City Lights Publishers
  Clements Center for Southwest Studies- Southern Methodist University
  Columbia University, Department of History
  Coordinating Council for Women in History
  Cornell University Press
  Edinburgh University Press
  Forrest T. Jones
  Fr. Henry W. Casper Professorship in History, Creighton University, Department of History
  Knopf Doubleday Academic Services
  Louisiana State University Press
  Middle Tennessee State University
  Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press
  National Council on Public History
  Occidental College
  Oral History Association
  Oxford University Press
  Pennsylvania Historical Association
  Saint Louis University
  Schulz, Constance
  Society for the Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era
  Siena College
  Stanford University, Department of History
  The Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West (ICW)
  University of Arkansas
  University of California, Santa Barbara
  University of California, Santa Cruz
  University of California, Santa Cruz, Department of Latin American and Latino Studies
  University of Illinois
  University of Massachusetts, Department of History
  University of Mississippi, Department of History
  University of Richmond
  University of Southern California, Department of History
  University of Southern California, Department of American Studies and Ethnicity
  University of Washington, History Department
  W. W. Norton
  Washington State University
  Western History Association


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TBD Abigail Press
218 Adam Matthew Digital
301 Basic Books
400 Beacon Press
304 Bedford/St. Martin's (Macmillan Learning)
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215/217 Cambridge University Press
303 Columbia University Press
403 Duke University Press
108/110 Harvard University Press
410 The History Makers
EL2 H-net
418 Ingram Academic Services
205 Johns Hopkins University Press
300/302 Macmillan
416 McFarland Publishers
307 NYU Press
407-413 Oxford University Press
Panel Display Oral History Association
EL1 Palgrave Macmillan
402 Penguin Random House
Panel Display Pennsylvania Historical Association
202 Princeton University Press
319 Readex
105 Rowman & Littlefield / Lexington Books
102 Stanford University Press
311 SUNY Press
210 Temple University Press
410 The History Makers
408 University of California Press
309 University of Chicago Press
317 University of Georgia Press
220 University of Massachusetts Press
107 University of Missouri Press
406 University of Nebraska Press
204/206 University of North Carolina Press
212 Univeristy of Pennsylvania Press
103 University of Pittsburgh Press
101 Univeristy of Texas Press
405 Univeristy of Washington Press
200 University Press of Kansas
114 University of Virginia Press
210 University Press of Mississippi
201/203 W.W. Norton
401 Yale University Press

Exhibit Hall Map

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