Subscription Information

HST 306 is a moderated electronic discussion group set up by Professor Mark Kornbluh to faciliate and enhance discussion as part of HST 306: History of the United States from 1920, Fall Semester 1996 at Michigan State University.

This discussion list distributes additional course information and is a valuable forum to discuss issues related to the course. Class members of HST 306 are encouraged to participate in this online discussion, with forms an integral part of this course.

The HST 306 network also includes a password protected website, which is open only to students enrolled in this course:

The Website includes a variety of information relevant to and including many of the HST 306 course materials including course readings, links to additional reading, graphical materials, and the course syllabus. The website makes all of these materials readily available to class members.

To subscribe to HST 306, send an e-mail message to

with no subject and only this text:

      sub HST306 firstname lastname

Your request should look something like this:

      sub HST306 John Smith

You will receive a confirmation that your request has been received.

To unsubscribe, send this message to

      unsub  HST306

Please unsubscribe from HST 306 and all other mailing lists if you are terminating a particular computer account or dropping this class.

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      set HST306 digest

Contribution Information

If you have any questions or experience any difficulties in attempting to subscribe or unsubscribe, please send a message to the network editors:

Mark Kornbluh, Michigan State University
Melanie Shell, Michigan State University

Thank you for your interest in HST 306.