Museum News

The National History Day 2022 Contest Results Are In…

A National History Day season for the history books! Arizona students stayed committed to their NHD projects despite facing an ever-changing NHD landscape! The theme for 2022 was Debate and Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, and Consequences.

Congratulations to the 43 students from Arizona representing 28 entries that were promoted to the national contest. They competed against over 3,000 students from all over the world!

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Upcoming Events

Join us on July 11 for a free virtual program!

Recent Journal of Arizona History author Summer Cherland will discuss higher education in South Phoenix, an area that has often been stereotyped and misunderstood. Despite an explosion of college enrollment after World War II, South Phoenix was consistently ignored by county officials and people in other parts of the Phoenix metro area. Cherland recounts the struggle by South Phoenix activists to establish a college “down there” and to improve the lives of the South Phoenix community. You can read Dr. Cherland’s article here:

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Journal of Arizona History

“Journal of Arizona History” Volume 63, Number 1, Spring 2022

The newest Spring issue of the “Journal of Arizona History” is now on Project MUSE! AHS Members receive free access to the Journal and all past issues. Not a member yet? Join today!



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