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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 4 | 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday, April 5 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday, April 6 | 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Museum Displays
Book Signings
Sponsors
Exhibitors 

MUSEUM DISPLAYS

Visit the displays at the entrance of the Exhibit Hall to learn about local area museums, archives, organizations, and associations, including:

The Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum and Library 

The Grand Army of the Republic Civil war Museum and Library is the single museum in the City of Philadelphia dedicated to the history of the Civil War. The museum is the direct descendant of the Memorial Hall Museum of Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) Post 2 of Philadelphia. Our collection consists of singularly historic artifacts,
relics, photographs, documents, memorabilia, and an extensive research archive. We are pleased to present a select group of artifacts, relics and photographs that express the bravery of the men who gave so much for their beliefs during the four years of the Civil War. Each of these items has a historical provenance from the original Post 2 collection.

Colony to Community: The Story of New Sweden

Colony to Community: The Story of New Sweden describes the journey of Swedes and Finns who came to the Delaware Valley in 1638 to establish the New Sweden
Colony, an outpost to give Sweden a foothold in the growing fur and tobacco trades. From landfall in Wilmington, Delaware in 1638 and cultivating peaceful trade relationships with the Lenape and Susquehannock Indians, to suffering relentless pressure from the Dutch and eventual abandonment by the Homeland, this exhibit explores the countless obstacles that New Sweden colonists endured.

Through rare collection objects, historic documents and images, this traveling exhibition explores the origins of the New Sweden Colony, the cultural endurance of the
settlement that made it possible for Swedes and Finns to continue to immigrate to the area in the 18th and 19th centuries and how we preserve the past by commemorating New Sweden’s legacy today.

Carved in Stone: American Monuments, Myths, and Memory

The Abraham Lincoln Foundation of the Union League (ALF) is proud to participate in the 2018 OAH Conference.

The ALF promotes the heritage and spirit of The Union league of Philadelphia by educating and inspiring League members and the greater community. This work is done through exhibits, programs, tours, historic collections, and teacher resources.

While in town for the conference, visit the Heritage Center – home of the ALF and the site for the current exhibit, Carved in Stone: American Monuments, Myths, and Memory. From Charlottesville to Philadelphia’s City Hall, Carved in Stone sheds light on the history and future of monuments. Through images and sculptures from the Union League and Confederate collections, the exhibit explores the history and current controversy of monuments in the United States.

This exhibit has regular public hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3 to 6pm, and the second Saturday of each month from 1 to 4pm, but will be open for the duration of the OAH conference. Visit us at 140 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102. Visit www.ulheritagecenter.org, call 215-587-6442, or e-mail foundations@unionleague.org for more info.

Visit the Carved in Stone museum display to learn more.

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BOOK SIGNINGS

Beacon Press—Booth 312

Thursday, April 4, 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Friday, April 5, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Friday, April 5, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Saturday, April 6, 11:45 am – 12:45 pm

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 CLIO SPONSORS
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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 107-207

BedfordSt. Martin's / Macmillan Learning

Bedford St. Martins / Macmillan Learning Bedford continues to be fully dedicated to students and instructors of history. At 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 415

University of Michigan
College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (DAAS)
History Department
Office of the Provost
Office of Research
 STEAMBOAT SPONSORS

Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press publishes books and journals of both depth and breadth, ranging in subject matter from late antiquity to the present day, international in scope and embracing new approaches.  Modern American History, launched in 2018, showcases top-quality, emerging research on the history of the United States since the 1890s.
Booths 511/513

American History TV | C-SPAN

Every weekend C-SPAN3 offers American History TV – 48 hours of people and events that help document the American story. Hear eyewitness accounts of the events that have shaped our nation. Come along with our cameras to museums and history sites. Watch archival speeches from former presidents and other national leaders. We also take you to the classrooms of leading professors and to lectures and symposiums featuring prominent historians.

Harvard University Press

Founded in 1913, Harvard University Press is a leading publisher of convergent works in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. HUP’s publication program is driven by the belief that books from academic publishers are more essential than ever before for understanding critical issues facing the world today.
Booths 211/223

Pearson

Explore Pearson's interactive digital platform Revel History. Designed for how you want to teach — and how your students want to learn! pearsonhighered.com/revel

University of California Press
Booth 507
University of Georgia Press
Booth  321
University of North Carolina Press
W. W. Norton
 RAINTREE SPONSORS
Duke University Press
Booth 509

Forrest T. Jones

Macmillan Academic
Booths 412/414

Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House, the world’s largest English language trade publisher, brings you award-winning American History titles spanning from the Colonial Period to the Twenty-First Century
Booths 115/117

University of Pennsylvania Press

Founded in 1890, the University of Pennsylvania Press is among the oldest scholarly imprints in America and remains dedicated today to publishing works of distinction.
Booth 316

University Press of Kansas

UPK publishes books on American history and politics, including military history, environmental studies, American studies, legal history, Native American studies, and Kansas and the Midwest.
Booth 121

SPONSORS
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  Bedford/St. Martin’s (Macmillan Learning)
  Burch, Susan
  Cambridge University Press
  Columbia University, Department of History
  Coordinating Council for Women in History
  C-SPAN
  Duke University Press
  Duncan, Natanya
  Forrest T. Jones
  George Mason University 
  Harvard University Press
  Ingram Academic Services
  Macmillan Academic
  Middle Tennessee State University
  Miller, Randall
  Occidental College
  Oxford University Press
  Pearson
  Penguin Random House
  Sam Houston State University
  Schulz, Constance
  Society for Historians in the Guilded Age and Progressive Era (SHGAPE)
  TR Historical Enterprises Ltd.
  University of California Press
  University of Georgia Press
  University of Michigan, African Studies (DAAS)
  University of Michigan, College of Literature
  University of Michigan, History Department
  University of Michigan, Office of the Provost
  University of Michigan, Office of Research
  University of Michigan, Science, and the Arts
  University of North Carolina Press
  University of Pennsylvania Press
  University Press of Kansas
  W. W. Norton
  Washington State University
  Williams College
EXHIBITORS
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Ingram Academic Services

Ingram Academic Services works alongside communities of higher learning. We’re dedicated to helping academic publishers discover easier ways to disseminate knowledge to a wider audience

515

TR Historical Enterprise

TR Historical offers history lovers the opportunity to browse and shop a wide variety of history-themed products, encompassing all areas of the world, time periods, and subjects - providing an all-inclusive site for every history fan!

213 Adam Matthew Digital
306 Basic Books
312 Beacon Press
415 Bedford/St. Martin's (Macmillan Learning)
313 Bullfrog Films
511/513 Cambridge University Press
519 Clements Center for Southwest Studies- Southern Methodist University
226 Clio
315 Columbia University Press
509 Duke University Press
319 Early American Places
129 Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia
221/223 Harvard University Press
  The History Makers
217 Johns Hopkins University Press
Panel Display Labor and Working-Class History Association
412/414 Macmillan Academic
500 McFarland Publishing
417 NYU Press
108 Omohundro Institute
107-207 Oxford University Press
115/117 Penguin Random House
Panel Display Pennsylvania Historical Association
416 Princeton University Press
Panel Display Preserving Electronic Government Information (PEGI)
307 ProQuest
514 Readex
220 Rowman & Littlefield / Lexington Books
127 Temple University Press
Panel Display The Abraham Lincoln Foundation (Union League of Philadelphia)
Panel Display The Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum and Library
507 University of California Press
401 University of Chicago Press
321 University of Georgia Press
215 University of Massachusetts Press
214 University of Missouri Press
420 University of Nebraska Press
110/112 University of North Carolina Press
316 Univeristy of Pennsylvania Press
123 Univeristy of Texas Press
317 Univeristy of Washington Press
314 University of Virginia Press
209 University Press of Mississippi
320/322 W.W. Norton
400 Yale University Press