Sam Skow: Public Historian

Sam Skow has worked in various capacities in the public history field for over 5 years, including museum interpretation, archives, cultural resources management, and oral history. A tenacious researcher, savvy analyst, and conscientious interpreter, Sam is dedicated to using his array of skills to elevate historical consciousness and to promote a strong sense of place as a platform for social justice. Sam has processed archival collections and written and encoded digital finding aids for the State of California, served as acting head archivist and designed exhibits for the Lavender Library Archives and Cultural Exchange, annually volunteers as a judge and mentor with Sacramento County History Day and California History Day, and currently works for a historical consulting firm in the greater Sacramento region.

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