Sarah Hunter-Lascoskie

Sarah Hunter-Lascoskie

Sarah Hunter-Lascoskie

Program Associate

  • Phone: 215.873.8267
  • Fax: 215.629.5267

Sarah Hunter-Lascoskie completed an M.A. in public history at Temple University after earning a B.A. in history at the University of Pennsylvania. Before she joined CHF, Hunter-Lascoskie was the Peregrine Arts’ Samuel S. Fels research intern and Hidden City project coordinator. Additionally, she has been the archives intern for Valley Forge National Historical Park and the curatorial assistant intern for the Hopewell Furnace National Historic Site. She also worked as the museum inventory assistant for the University of Pennsylvania’s Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

Hunter-Lascoskie’s scholarship has focused on the way individuals create and modify their histories through objects, landscapes, memory, and both spoken and written word. As program associate for the oral history program, Hunter-Lascoskie is the lead on projects that connect oral history and public history, including the oral history program’s online exhibits. Hunter-Lascoskie also contributes to Periodic Tabloid and Distillations

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Active Projects

Recent Presentations

  • “Oral History, Repackaged: The Online Exhibits of the Oral History Program at CHF.” Public History of Science and Technology Conference, Columbia, SC, September 2011.
  • “‘Where to Go When You Don’t Know Where to Go’: The Pioneers of Scientific and Technical Information Systems.” Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, April 2011.
  • “A Call to Arms: Making Scientists into Home-Front Warriors and Its Legacy in Scientific Communities.” Oral History Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, October 2010.
  • “Emergence of an Industry: Rubber and Polymers in World War II.” Oral History in the Mid-Atlantic Region Annual Meeting. Washington, DC, April 2010.

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