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Subject Description

Historical Societies

Programs that provide organized opportunities for individuals to pursue their interest in the history of a particular city, state/province, nation or region, often through the medium of a club or society which is under the leadership of people who are knowledgeable in the subject. Activities may include field trips which enable participants to visit the city, state/province, nation or region of the world of interest to them; lectures, slide shows and other presentations that provide information about the history of specific areas; opportunities for members to share and/or discuss their own work on major issues in the field; and other activities that promote the study and appreciation of history. Included are Internet-based virtual clubs, WebRings devoted to the subject and clubs where members meet face-to-face.

Taxonomy Code: PS-820.310-25

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