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First Digital Issue of The American Historian Now Available
OAH members can now download individual articles in addition to an interactive PDF of the entire issue. We are currently in the process of uploading all previous TAH content to the new site. By the end of the year, all articles from the archive will be available to download as individual PDFs. Each issue features open-access Editor’s Choice content.
$500,000 in Five Years - OAH Launches Capital Campaign to Build Endowment
After his presidential address at the 2019 OAH Annual Meeting, Professor Earl Lewis announced a generous donation of $50,000 to build the OAH endowment fund. He then issued a challenge: If OAH members raised $500,000 in the next five years, he will donate an additional $50,000. Since the campaign began late this summer, OAH members have donated or pledged over $85,000 (not counting Earl Lewis’ donation) toward the $500,000 goal.
OAH Signs On to Three Recent Amici Curiae Briefs
The OAH has recently joined amici curiae briefs in support of a settlement agreement, including broad transparency provisions in the interest of future research, in re National Prescription Opiate Litigation; in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program; and in support of disclosure in Pitch v. United States.