The AASLH History in Our Parks Task Force is working to identify the unique needs and challenges of operating a history-related entity (museum, historic site, collection, archeological site, cemetery, landscape, etc.) that is part of a park and recreation agency (city, county, etc.). In doing this, the task force wants to gather data on such entities. 

To help with these efforts, please complete the brief survey below. If you would like to be added to the database, be sure to include your contact information. AASLH will not share your contact information and all survey data will only be reported in the aggregate.

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* 1. Which of the following best describes your parent organization/governing body:

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* 2. What is the name of the park department or agency of which you are a part?

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* 3. Choose all duties below that are applicable to your job position

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* 4. Please rate the following areas in terms of how much of a challenge they present for one or more of your history-related entities (1 being less  challenging and 5 being more challenging)

  1 Less Challenging 2 3 Challenging 4 5 More Challenging
Stewardship (collections, structures, land)
Assessment and Planning
Governance/Board Structure
Inter-agency Relationships
Visitation
Budgeting
Marketing/Branding
Fundraising
Staffing
Other

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* 5. Total number of historic sites/museums in your park system with paid staff (full- or part-time)

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* 6. Approximate number of non-staffed historic sites/museums in your parks system (including archaeological sites)

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* 7. Number of full-time employees with duties specific to one or more historic sites/museums

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* 8. Number of part-time employees with duties specific to one or more historic sites/museums

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* 9. What is the annual budget specifically earmarked for one or more historic sites or museums

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* 10. We welcome any comments you would like to include for the History in Our Parks Task Force

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* 11. Please provide your name and job title for the History in Our Parks database.

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* 12. Please provide your email address for the History in Our Parks database.

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