Monthly Archives: October 2013

Race, Class, and Memory: Confronting Problematic Pasts in Postindustrial Cities and Presidents’ Houses

Cathy Stanton’s The Lowell Experiment: Public History in a Postindustrial City explores the ways in which Lowell National Historic Park (created during the late-70s emergence of public history as a field) differs from other such cites in conception, mission, and … Continue reading

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The Many Forms of Public History and the Many Models for Creating Exhibits through Collaborations

Tammy Gordon-Stone’s Private History in Public: Exhibition and the Settings of Everyday Life provides a useful model to think about the many forms that public history takes and moves scholars a bit closer to answering the question of how Americans … Continue reading

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