Diamond Crowder

Diamond Crowder

Underrepresented Communities Survey & National Register Manager

Diamond Crowder, Underrepresented Communities Survey and National Register Manager at the State Historic Preservation Office, has experience with identifying and nominating underrepresented communities, specifically, African American communities’ historic sites to the National Register of Historic Places. Diamond has a B.A. and M.A. in History, University of Toledo (with major areas of study Early American History, African American History, and Women and Gender History) and is currently finishing her doctoral dissertation that specifically focuses on African American women post Emancipation from University of Cincinnati where she also teaching United States History Survey courses and African American History courses.

2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Lewis Room - 1st Floor

Nominating African American Properties to the National Register

Join Diamond Crowder, State Historic Preservation Office staff, to learn about underrepresented communities and the National Register. Diamond will discuss the importance of nominating African American sites to the National Register of Historic Places and share new and exciting projects that Diamond has underway. Learn about new National Register nominations addressing race relations and civil rights, African American women, Green Book properties and black churches. In addition, Diamond will engage the audience in ways to build public awareness about nominating African American historic sites to the National Register of Historic Places. Approved for 1.00 AIA LU.