Records about the development of California and National History Standards for K-12 education from 1986-1990s, evidence of
intense conservative political reaction to the standards, book drafts for
History on Trial, and academic work done during Charlotte Crabtree's career as a Professor of Education at the University of California, Los
Angeles are contained in the Charlotte Crabtree papers. In addition to her academic work, Charlotte Crabtree was at the forefront
of two major efforts to produce world and United States history standards incorporating multicultural perspectives and recent
scholarship. Collection material includes conference records, meeting records, hearing records, field report feedback, community
feedback, clippings of political responses in the media, textbooks, and academic publications.
Charlotte Crabtree (1927-2006) was a Professor of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles heavily involved
in producing history standards for kindergarten - 12th grade education from 1986-1996, after which she coauthored a book about
the intense political response from Lynne V. Cheney and others to the newly multicultural history standards. Her academic
interests encompassed children's geographical learning, pedagogical engagement, and curricular content in primary and secondary
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