Administrative and Corporate History
By helping managers, staff, and stakeholders understand their past, our administrative and corporate histories enhance a company’s ability to address issues, evaluate and develop policy, formulate strategic plans, and direct change.
Starting with clear prose and compelling illustrations, these histories take many shapes. From books and brochures to video documentaries, websites, and interpretive exhibits, we find the right media to most effectively tell each story
Our services include:
- Research in agency/company records and archives
- Oral history interviews and transcription
- Historical analysis and report writing
- Records management
- Development of brochures, pamphlets, website and social media content, museum exhibits, and documentary films.
U.S. Army Residential Communities Initiative Administrative History The U.S. Army contracted with HRA, through the Army Corps of Engineers Office of History, to produce a book-length history of the Residential Communities Initiative (RCI) program, the Army’s...
Point Reyes National Seashore Administrative History HRA researched and wrote an administrative history of the Point Reyes National Seashore in California for the National Park Service (NPS). In addition to doing extensive archival research, HRA historians conducted...
US Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District History Update HRA historians researched and wrote a 200-page administrative history update of the US Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, covering the years 1974 to 2008. The history explained the district’s...
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…
Exhibits, Digital Content,
Books & Brochures
HRA provides research, writing, layout, and design for various forms of interpretive content, including exhibits, websites, documentary films, books, brochures, and signage.