Dr. Jay Brigham recently attended the 59th Annual Conference of the Western History Association held in Las Vegas, Nevada October 16-19, 2019. Dr. Brigham spoke in the session Navigating the Historical Profession: Different Career Options for Historians, sponsored by the WHA Public History Committee and the WHA Graduate Student Caucus (WHA-GSC).
Research Associate Kris Autobee participated in a Panel Discussion titled “Urban Farming” at the Lakewood Historical Society Annual Meeting, Lakewood, Colorado on November 14, 2019. This panel discussion looked at land use options for the Schnell Farm which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997. Autobee’s “Lakewood Farms: Big Ag to [...]
Research Associate Kris Autobee was a participant in PastForward 2019, National Trust for Historic Preservation Conference, Denver, Colorado on October 12, 2019. As field study session manager of “A Peculiar Wilderness: Neon on West Colfax”, Ms. Autobee organized a city planner, a neon bender, and a grass roots organizer on a tour of neon sign [...]
Research Associate Jennifer Lapp recently moderated a session for the Society for American Archeology (SAA) pertaining to how to get a job in related fields. She has been a member of the society for over 15 years and will be a moderator at the April 2020 SAA 85th Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas.
Senior Research Associate Peter Jones was recently involved in a project in collaboration with the Heurich House Museum and Oregon State University to recreate Washington D.C.'s once popular Senate Lager. This project began after Mr. Jones stumbled upon a document at the National Archives that included an analysis of the beer recipe and was recently [...]
Research Associate Kris Autobee was a speaker at Rails and Cocktails, a program series presented by Colorado Railroad Museum, Golden, Colorado on August 2, 2019. Her talk was entitled “The Railroad that Wasn’t”. By the early 1890s, the Brighton Creamery (Brighton, Weld County) had cut costs through increased transportation efficiency. The Creamery not only used [...]