We invite you to join us for our one-week workshops in June 2011. As NEH Summer Scholars at the “American History through the Eyes of a California Family” workshop, you will use the artifacts and archival sources of both the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum and CSU Dominguez Hills Special Collections to trace the Dominguez family history for over two centuries. Their history and lands are entwined with California 's rich Indian, Spanish, Mexican and American history.
NEH workshops feature well known scholars, hands-on work with artifacts and archival documents, workshops and experiential learning opportunities that will bring history to life, and field trips to deepen historical and cultural connections. Workshops address the Dominguez family business and inheritance strategies and their relationship to natives and migrants from varied social and cultural backgrounds. Successful applicants whose title will become NEH Summer Scholars will also an...See More