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Austin Peay State University’s History Honor Club wins 11th straight Best Chapter Award

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Austin Peay State University (APSU) Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society chapter once again won the Nels A. Cleven Award for Best Chapter of the Year. That’s 11 times in a row the APSU group, Theta Delta, has won a best chapter award.

Austin Peay State University Theta Delta chapter members at this year's G.H.O.S.T. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University Theta Delta chapter members at this year’s G.H.O.S.T. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University History Department has strong showing at Ohio Valley History Conference

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Several members of the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Department of History and Philosophy headed about four hours north last weekend to present their research and expertise at the 35th annual Ohio Valley History Conference.

Austin Peay State University graduate Joe Bailey, Dr. David Snyder, Dr. Gregory Zieren and Dr. Minoa Uffelman. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University graduate Joe Bailey, Dr. David Snyder, Dr. Gregory Zieren and Dr. Minoa Uffelman. (APSU)

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Celebrating a Tennessee Triumph: New monument to honor Clarksville’s suffragists

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – On a July afternoon in 1914, more than 75 people crowded into a house on Madison Street for a meeting of the newly established Clarksville Equal Suffrage League.

The women who joined the league that afternoon spent the next six years facing ridicule and threats of violence in the pursuit of their goal – earning women the right to vote.

A woman casts her first vote in this miniature replica of the statue. (APSU)

A woman casts her first vote in this miniature replica of the statue. (APSU)

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APSU history students connect with authors across United States using video-conferencing technology

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Books, unlike movies, don’t often come with “deleted scenes” or other bonus features. If you’re curious about the “making of” process or discovering what events didn’t make it into the final version, you’ll have to talk to the author.

Austin Peay Students talk with historian Keri Leigh Merritt from Atlanta using video Conferencing. (APSU)

Austin Peay Students talk with historian Keri Leigh Merritt from Atlanta using video Conferencing. (APSU)

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Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council to honor three Clarksvillians November 13th

 

Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – Three Clarksvillians will be honored this Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 by the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council for their achievements in art and in preserving our heritage.

Ceramicists Ken and Melody Shipley will receive the Lifetime Achievement in Art award, and Dr. Minoa Uffelman, Austin Peay State University (APSU) history professor, will receive the Lifetime Achievement in Heritage award.

The awards ceremony will begin at 5:00pm at Emerald Hill on the Austin Peay campus.

(L) Ken and Melody Shipley and (R) Dr. Minoa Uffelman to be honored Tuesday be the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council.

(L) Ken and Melody Shipley and (R) Dr. Minoa Uffelman to be honored Tuesday be the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts and Heritage Development Council.

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APSU history honor club makes mark, wins 10th straight best chapter award

 

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Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Painting an “X” on the Austin Peay State University (APSU) spirit rock might be the best way to mark a history club’s 10th straight national best chapter award. 

Austin Peay State University’s Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society chapter once again won the Nels A. Cleven Award for Best Chapter of the Year. That’s 10 in a row.

APSU Chapter adviser Dr. Soma Banerjee and president Steve Sullivan.

APSU Chapter adviser Dr. Soma Banerjee and president Steve Sullivan.

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APSU history students put on strong showing at regional history conference

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – The Vietnam War—America’s first “rock and roll war,” as it came to be known—had a distinct soundtrack that continues to help define it.

That’s why Ken Burns’ 2017 documentary, “The Vietnam War,” featured music by Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix, and why The Rolling Stones’ hit, “Paint It Black,” shows up in Stanley Kubrick’s film “Full Metal Jacket.” Even Forest Gump marched through rain and muck to the sounds of Buffalo Springfield.

Austin Peay State University history students attend Regional Phi Alpha Theta Meeting.

Austin Peay State University history students attend Regional Phi Alpha Theta Meeting.

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APSU history honor students present at national conference in New Orleans

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Anyone passing through the Intercontinental Hotel in New Orleans last month might have paused at all the strange questions drifting out of the hotel’s meeting rooms.

“Are werewolves from Europe or Ancient Arabia?” “How did American soldiers fare during World War I?” “Why did Nashville legalize prostitution in the late 19th century?”

Austin Peay State University students give presentations at Biennial Phi Alpha Theta National History Conference.

Austin Peay State University students give presentations at Biennial Phi Alpha Theta National History Conference.

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Austin Peay State University’s Phi Alpha Theta wins Best Chapter Award, APSU Student Organization of the Year

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Assuming Austin Peay State University’s Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society (PAT) continues down the path it’s followed for the past nine years, the University’s award-winning history honor society chapter, Theta-Delta, could very soon be celebrating “one for the thumb.”

That’s because Theta-Delta is once again home to the Nels A. Cleven Award for Best Chapter of the Year, Division IV. The award is given annually to the best chapter in the nation for the organization’s Division IV, which consists of schools with between 10,001-15,000 students.

Austin Peay State University’s Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society

Austin Peay State University’s Phi Alpha Theta National Honor Society

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Customs House Museum receives restored Civil War diary

 

Local Groups, Individuals provide funds to have Civil War Diary cleaned, restored, returned to Custom House Museum

Clarksville Arts and Heritage Development CouncilClarksville, TN – An important record of Clarksville’s past returned, cleaned and restored, this month to Customs House Museum and Cultural Center thanks to help from several local organizations and individuals.

Serepta Jordan’s diary from 1857 to 1864 in New Providence records murders, slave insurrections, the building of Fort Defiance (then known as Fort Sevier), mustering of troops, battles fought and lost during America’s Civil War, along with births, deaths, marriages, and details of daily 19th-century life.

Customs House Curator of Collections Kali Mason receives a $500.00 check from Jeff Harris, treasurer of the Montgomery County Historical Society, to help pay for restoration of the journal kept by New Providence resident Serepta Jordan from 1857 to 1864.

Customs House Curator of Collections Kali Mason receives a $500.00 check from Jeff Harris, treasurer of the Montgomery County Historical Society, to help pay for restoration of the journal kept by New Providence resident Serepta Jordan from 1857 to 1864.

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