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Good Bye For Now

10/19/2017
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This is a brief episode announcing that the show is transitioning to a seasonal style show instead of a weekly show. I am also going to be focusing on the History Ambassadors Program and my personal life. Please do still reach out to me at helpinghistoryhappen at gmail dot com and Allison at helpinghistoryhappen dot com.… The post Good Bye For Now appeared first on Helping History Happen.

Duration: 00:06:42


042 Clothing Speaks Audiences Listen Part 2

10/11/2017
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“I’d love to get in my time machine and go walk down the streets and blend in if I could and hide as an invisible person in the crowd. But No, I want to come home, to my life of being free and being able to own things and being able to not die of… The post 042 Clothing Speaks Audiences Listen Part 2 appeared first on Helping History Happen.

Duration: 00:51:46


041 Clothing Speaks Audiences Listen Part 1

10/4/2017
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“I really love the regular people. The people that are walking by on the street in the background of the painting. The people who are working in their house or are just doing regular things in regular life. That’s where I really love to study what people are wearing and how it’s cut and what… The post 041 Clothing Speaks Audiences Listen Part 1 appeared first on Helping History Happen.

Duration: 00:49:45


040 It Takes a Village to Create an Event

9/27/2017
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“Take a deep breath and smile. Because at the end, everyone goes home hopefully hale and sound and hopefully having had a good time. But it’s like getting married, in the end, you’re still married, in the end, you still had an event. And despite all the catastrophes that can go on 99% of the… The post 040 It Takes a Village to Create an Event appeared first on Helping History Happen.

Duration: 01:00:30


039 Creating Educationally Impactful Performances

9/20/2017
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“I’m not going to tell the stories of these women and then shut my mouth and put a blindfold on when I see things that I don’t agree with today. So I’ve been wrestling with that because there are certain organizations that you want to perform for yet they still maintain policies that are archaic… The post 039 Creating Educationally Impactful Performances appeared first on Helping History Happen.

Duration: 01:05:36


(038) Conquering the Obstacles of Rapid Growth

9/13/2017
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“The Super Bowl ya know they have 100,000 people, and it’s a sporting event. Why can’t we get people to come history events in that kind of number? And I kinda feel like we are doing that. Someone this year said in one of their posts that it felt like the Super Bowl of WWII… The post (038) Conquering the Obstacles of Rapid Growth appeared first on Helping History Happen.

Duration: 00:58:04


(037) Going Deep into History

9/6/2017
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“Knowing the material you are talking about at a really great depth and then being able to use that to be able to put these connections together and to place things that might seem unplaceable to others.” Our Guest today is Gavin Kleespies. He has been working in public history for the past 25… The post (037) Going Deep into History appeared first on Helping History Happen.

Duration: 01:19:46


(036) Purpose Thru Focus on Your Goal

7/26/2017
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“An event you want to have a life beyond itself. The event is cool but how does that live to the next year, or to the next ten years, or to the next generation. What propels that forward?” Wendy lives in rural VT and came to history as a profession later in life. Her… The post (036) Purpose Thru Focus on Your Goal appeared first on Helping History Happen.

Duration: 00:57:33


(035) Trust Is Key To Authentic Reenacting

7/19/2017
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“One thing that a lot of people who do reenacting or military living history don’t understand is the guys are tight; you know how each other think, you know how each other react to things.” Our Guest today is Scott Todd Dunkirk. Scott was born in Kankakee, ILL and raised near… The post (035) Trust Is Key To Authentic Reenacting appeared first on Helping History Happen.

Duration: 00:50:18


(034) Watching History Evolve Over Time

7/12/2017
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“History really does tells us who we are and how we came to be who we are.” Liz Covart is a historian of early American history who specializes in the cultural and political history of Revolutionary America. She is the creator and host of Ben Franklin’s World: A Podcast About Early American History and… The post (034) Watching History Evolve Over Time appeared first on Helping History Happen.

Duration: 00:42:07


(033) Building Community Around History

7/5/2017
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“It’s a struggle to inspire people who are getting very little monetarily or nothing out of it. Working with volunteers and trying to keep them to stay the course when you are asking so much of them.” Zane grew up in Texas and has been attending Renaissance Faires since he was 4. The Sherwood… The post (033) Building Community Around History appeared first on Helping History Happen.

Duration: 00:58:37


(032) Behind The Scenes Preparing For Awesome Events

6/28/2017
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“If they can go to one local historical site and realize how it connects to their lives. Or just to make something more tangible, I think that is so important, and I hope that is incorporated more and more in teaching history.” Nicole Scholet de Villavicencio is a… The post (032) Behind The Scenes Preparing For Awesome Events appeared first on Helping History Happen.

Duration: 00:56:01


(031) Connecting to the Past

6/21/2017
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“When you finally make that connection to your past, it kinda shored up my future.” Our Guest today is Debra Yates. Debra hails from Ohio but now resides in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Being of Cherokee descent and having had stories passed down from generation to generation, she found herself drawn to family history,… The post (031) Connecting to the Past appeared first on Helping History Happen.

Duration: 00:53:16


(030) Bringing People Together

6/14/2017
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Stacy Weissner is a founding member of the Regency Society of Virginia and currently serves as the event coordinator for that organization. She grew up in central Virginia and now lives in Hampton Roads with her husband and two children. The reenacting bug bit her while she was earning her BA in history at the… The post (030) Bringing People Together appeared first on Helping History Happen.

Duration: 01:18:10


(029) Benefits of Working with a Travel Blogger

6/7/2017
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“History Travel and Travel bloggers, in general, are a really good way to go because it makes other people think of this as an activity, not a lesson.” Our Guest today is Stephanie Craig. Stephanie is a history travel blogger and podcaster. An avid amateur historian, she travels full-time and has visited over… The post (029) Benefits of Working with a Travel Blogger appeared first on Helping History Happen.

Duration: 01:23:59


(028) Digging into Lost Stories

5/31/2017
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“The research never ends. No matter how much you think you found, there’s more. And after a while, you just know it viscerally.” Our Guest today is Richard Schwartz. Richard is a historian and the author of five different historical books about lost stories. Originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he graduated from Temple University with… The post (028) Digging into Lost Stories appeared first on Helping History Happen.

Duration: 00:55:42


(027) Planning a Year Round Strategy

5/25/2017
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“So you really need to look beyond just the day, two days, three weeks whatever of the event and look at the year-round presence and your year-round relationship with the people involved…. Build those long term relationships it’s great support; it’s great marketing.” Our Guest today is Jeff Folb of Vermont Gatherings. Jeff… The post (027) Planning a Year Round Strategy appeared first on Helping History Happen.

Duration: 00:59:37


(026) Bringing Hidden Stories to Life

5/17/2017
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“Oh, you never want to hear those words, ‘Can you shorten the story?’ Because every sentence leads to the next, it’s crucial.” Our Guest today is Gwendolyn Quezaire-Presutti. Gwendolyn is a fantastic storyteller and talented performer who brings hidden stories to life. After almost thirty years in… The post (026) Bringing Hidden Stories to Life appeared first on Helping History Happen.

Duration: 00:52:06


(023) Lynne Bassett an Independent Scholar

4/26/2017
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“You have to make them do it. You can’t just put up a mannequin and say ‘Look how complicated this is, these people were really smart to be able to do this.’ You have to make somebody try it themselves.” Lynne Bassett is an award-winning independent scholar specializing in New England’s historic costume and… The post (023) Lynne Bassett an Independent Scholar appeared first on Helping History Happen.

Duration: 00:49:56


(022) Roger Shell of Camlann Medieval Village

4/19/2017
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“We give a sense of what people are doing and how they feel about it. Which is what you don’t get out of history books. You don’t get that out of a third person thing either, where you are out of character. You don’t get the feelings that people have. And that’s what we think… The post (022) Roger Shell of Camlann Medieval Village appeared first on Helping History Happen.

Duration: 00:48:00

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