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Organization of American Historians

The Organization of American Historians , formerly known as the Mississippi Valley Historical Association, is the largest professional society dedicated to the teaching and study of American history. OAH's members in the U.S. and abroad include college and university professors; historians, students; precollegiate teachers; archivists, museum curators, and other public historians; and a variety of scholars employed in government and the private sector. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
The Organization of American Historians has 142 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was in a 1996, Government and the Arts. The year with the most videos was 2012 with 23 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 1,056 views per program. Most appearances with Steve Scully (13), Bill Scanlan (12), Susan Swain (8). Most common tags: U.S. History, African American History, Gender Issues.

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    The National Road

    Historian Hilary Miller talked about about the National Road, the first federally-funded highway in the U.S., and how it…

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    Log Cabin Republicans

    Historian Clayton Howard talked about the Log Cabin Republicans, a conservative group founded in the 1970s to advocate for…

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    Legacy of Slavery at Universities

    Historian Leslie Harris talked about African American access to higher education in the 20th century. and the relationship…

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    19th Century Irish Immigration

    Historian Hidetaka Hirota talked about his book on Irish immigration, Expelling the Poor: Atlantic Seaboard States and the…

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