Historical Research

Our professional historians locate, analyze, interpret, and present historical documentation for a wide range of clients, including corporations, government agencies, attorneys, developers, and private citizens.

We conduct research across the country on a multitude of historical topics and have developed a deep familiarity with the holdings of the National Archives, the Library of Congress, regional archives, federal records centers, state archives, libraries, agencies, and local historical societies.

Florida Everglades landscape. HRA wrote a book for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers about the history of its water management activities in the Florida Everglades.

Administrative and
Corporate History

HRA’s administrative and corporate histories turn past experience into present value by helping to impart institutional knowledge to managers, staff, and the general public.

Land Use Histories

HRA historians provide public and private clients with research, analysis, and reports to explain the land use histories of specific sites. These include public and private…

Interpretive Planning and Exhibit Development

HRA provides research, writing, layout, and design for various forms of interpretive content and exhibits.

Digital History

HRA, in partnership with the University of West Florida, has created one of the most innovative and comprehensive heritage tourism apps on the market—Next Exit History™.…

Oral History

HRA conducts oral history interviews with a wide range of participants, from technical staff to tribal representatives.

Books and Published Materials

HRA writes book length manuscripts suitable for a wide variety of audiences, from academics to the general public.