Working Historians
Josh Esposito - Staff Historian, U.S. Southern Command, Celestar Corporation

Josh Esposito - Staff Historian, U.S. Southern Command, Celestar Corporation

March 30, 2017

Dr. Joshua Esposito is an instructor at Southern New Hampshire University and a staff historian for the United States Southern Command in Miami, Florida. Here he talks about his research and teaching interests, his experiences in graduate school, and the career path that took him to SOUTHCOM.

Dr. Esposito can be reached at j.esposito@snhu.edu. Rob Denning can be reached at snhuhistory@gmail.com or r.denning@snhu.edu. Follow us on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/FilibusterHist.

Lara Hall - Archivist, LBJ Presidential Library

Lara Hall - Archivist, LBJ Presidential Library

March 23, 2017

Lara Hall is an instructor for Southern New Hampshire University and an archivist at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library at Austin, Texas. In this episode she talks about her research and teaching interests, the differences between working at museums and archives, and the career path that took her to the LBJ Library.

Prof. Hall can be reached at l.hall1@snhu.edu. Rob Denning can be reached at snhuhistory@gmail.com or r.denning@snhu.edu. Follow us on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/FilibusterHist.

Filibustering History Soundbite - Rob Denning Presents the Lemm Ranch Murders

Filibustering History Soundbite - Rob Denning Presents the Lemm Ranch Murders

March 13, 2017

This started out as a correction to an error in a previous episode. It grew into something much larger. There is no interview here. Instead, Rob tells the story of the massacre of Chinese workers near Chico, California, in 1877.

Rob Denning can be reached at snhuhistory@gmail.com or r.denning@snhu.edu. Follow us on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/FilibusterHist.

Secondary sources used in this episode: Sucheng Chan, This Bittersweet Soil: The Chinese in California Agriculture, 1860-1910 (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1986). Andrew Gyory, Closing the Gate: Race, Politics, and the Chinese Exclusion Act (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1998). Jean Pfaelzer, Driven Out: The Forgotten War against Chinese Americans (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2008).

Jen Bryant - Preservation Compliance Officer, Colorado State Historical Preservation Office

Jen Bryant - Preservation Compliance Officer, Colorado State Historical Preservation Office

March 5, 2017

Jennifer Bryant is an instructor at SNHU and a preservation compliance officer with the Colorado State Historical Preservation Office. In this conversation, we talk about some aspects of the history of the American West, blindspots in history regarding violence against minority groups, and her career as a volunteer and professional agent for historic preservation.

Prof. Bryant can be reached at j.bryant@snhu.edu. Rob Denning can be reached at snhuhistory@gmail.com or r.denning@snhu.edu. Follow us on Twitter here: https://twitter.com/FilibusterHist.

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