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The Whole War In One Photo, John M. Rudy 2012 Gettysburg College

The Whole War In One Photo, John M. Rudy

Interpreting the Civil War: Connecting the Civil War to the American Public

Broken chains and muskets: the very essence of the slaveholder's rebellion. The war was caused by a blind, stalwart defense of slavery. The war hinged upon the future of slavery in America. The war shattered slavery in the United States forever. [excerpt]


At The Meadows - Fall 2012, Southern Methodist University 2012 Southern Methodist University

At The Meadows - Fall 2012, Southern Methodist University

Member Magazine

No abstract provided.


Veritas: The Power Of The Real, John M. Rudy 2012 Gettysburg College

Veritas: The Power Of The Real, John M. Rudy

Interpreting the Civil War: Connecting the Civil War to the American Public

There's something about touching the actual thing, something about contacting the real that makes a distant world come immediately to life. There's an excitement about that moment when you see and touch something a piece of another world. A Thomas the Tank Engine character reminded me of this fact recently. Watch the young boy's face as he picks Stanley back up in a cornfield after his favorite toy travels to space and back. [excerpt]


Classic French Modern, Robert Jensen 2012 University of Kentucky

Classic French Modern, Robert Jensen

Art & Visual Studies Presentations

This conference paper presented at Art Without History symposium sponsored by the Oskar Reinhart Collection, September 2012, explores the development of modern house museums devoted to collections of 'classic French modern,' works primarily by the Post-Impressionist artists Cézanne, Gauguin, Toulouse-Lautrec, Seurat, and van Gogh. These museums largely reflect the collecting activities of an international group of collectors that includes the Clark brothers, Duncan Phillips, Chester Dale, and Albert Barnes among the Americans, Samuel Courtauld in Britain, and the Swiss collectors Emil Bührle and Oscar Reinhart. The collections offer an alternative view of Post-Impressionism, one leading not toward the 20th-century avant-gardes ...


Last Day & Farewell... Sort Of!, Emily A. Francisco 2012 Gettysburg College

Last Day & Farewell... Sort Of!, Emily A. Francisco

Blogging the Library

My summer internship experience at the library is officially done. It’s odd to think about just how much I’ve accomplished this summer—I’ve researched Civil War genre painters, learned about nineteenth-century sheet music, installed frames, arranged Union soldiers’ swords—the list goes on. I truly am fortunate to have had such a unique and stimulating experience this summer. [excerpt]


Installations, Check!, Emily A. Francisco 2012 Gettysburg College

Installations, Check!, Emily A. Francisco

Blogging the Library

I guess I assumed the most work was always put in BEFORE an exhibit went up (planning, researching, etc.), but I’ve realized now that it takes the same amount of time and effort to make an exhibit look good for the public as it does to plan it. Maybe it’s because I’m both an artist and a perfectionist, but it took me at least a good hour on each exhibit before I was satisfied with the results. [excerpt]


Exciting News!, Emily A. Francisco 2012 Gettysburg College

Exciting News!, Emily A. Francisco

Blogging the Library

I have some great news—as it turns out, I won’t have to say good-bye completely to my job at the library this fall! Meggan told me that they’d like to keep me on to work next year, if my schedule allows. I’ll get to work on my Political Cartoons exhibit after all! I might also get to help out with Jim Agard’s work that’s going on the second floor, and I’ll be here for all of the ALA exhibit preparations too. Meggan also said they were interested in having me do some Public ...


Fun With Civil War Sheet Music, Emily A. Francisco 2012 Gettysburg College

Fun With Civil War Sheet Music, Emily A. Francisco

Blogging the Library

One project I haven’t blogged too much about yet is the Civil War Sheet Music exhibit for the Main Floor. Initially, Meggan only asked me to come up with a tentative list of pieces to display from the resources available; now, though, I’m finding myself assigned to the task of organizing, mounting, and labeling the exhibit. It’s a cool assignment, because it’s so different from everything else I’ve been working on this summer. [excerpt]


Time Flies..., Emily A. Francisco 2012 Gettysburg College

Time Flies..., Emily A. Francisco

Blogging the Library

We had another important EPiC meeting yesterday afternoon. Beforehand, Meggan told me to prepare some materials so that I could update the rest of the Committee on the status of my projects.

I can’t believe it’s the middle of July already! My internship seems to just be flying by. One of the things we discussed at our meeting, actually, was how it was almost time to put up the rest of the exhibits. Scary thought! I know my 1860 Election exhibit is just about ready, but I can’t help but feel that there’s so much more ...


"Artifacts" Galore!, Emily A. Francisco 2012 Gettysburg College

"Artifacts" Galore!, Emily A. Francisco

Blogging the Library

Back on my first day of training, Meggan told me about a new feature that the Library was in the process of adding to select exhibits. Ever heard of QR codes? Well, through “artiFACTS,” these codes will soon be changing the way Gettysburg students can interact with special items and displays. [excerpt]


Cartoons, Campaigns, And Bottle Caps, Emily A. Francisco 2012 Gettysburg College

Cartoons, Campaigns, And Bottle Caps, Emily A. Francisco

Blogging the Library

I can’t help but wonder what my AP U.S. History teacher, Robert C. Lemire, Jr., would say if he knew I was designing an exhibit on the Election of 1860. I get chills every time I crack open a book from the research stack on my desk; suddenly I can hear his college-style lectures all over again, drilling me about the differences between popular sovereignty and free soil. Who knew that after two years of being out of high school, the old curriculum would find its way back to me? I’ll have to shoot Mr. Lemire an ...


Adventures With Künstler And Gallon, Emily A. Francisco 2012 Gettysburg College

Adventures With Künstler And Gallon, Emily A. Francisco

Blogging the Library

My second week here at the library has gone by just as quickly as the first. With so many interesting projects to work on, I’m keeping busy and learning an array of new things, especially about exhibit curating. This week I’ve also made sure to take note of new connections between the research I’m doing at the library and my studies in Art History. [excerpt]


Greetings!, Emily A. Francisco 2012 Gettysburg College

Greetings!, Emily A. Francisco

Blogging the Library

When I walked into Musselman library for my first official day as Exhibits Intern, I have to admit that it felt like the strangest thing in the world. First of all, I’ve only been to the library once or twice since finals ended; it still feels eerie to see the place so empty. Second of all, it felt weird to be walking in as an employee instead of just some sophomore running to print out a paper before class. [excerpt]


We Tell The Story, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus 2012 State University of New York College at Buffalo - Buffalo State College

We Tell The Story, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus

Programs

From love and loss, passion and pain, celebration and conflict -- we share one thing. We have a story to tell. Why we tell our story can range from enlightenment to entertainment. What I have found in situations where people of disparate backgrounds are together is that once we start telling out stories, we find that we aren't that different after all.


Redefining, Crafting, And Re/Presenting Contemporary Ethnicities: Honduran National Identity, 1994-2006, Cordelia A. Frewen 2012 University of Denver

Redefining, Crafting, And Re/Presenting Contemporary Ethnicities: Honduran National Identity, 1994-2006, Cordelia A. Frewen

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Since the last quarter of the twentieth century, Fourth World populations, including those in Honduras, have been steadily gaining partial recognition of cultural rights; yet often official discourses of national identity continue to subsume cultural traditions of indigenous and Afro-descendant communities. Honduras's heterogeneous ethnic pluralism has historically been combined to promote a more cohesive national identity of a homogenized, mayanized, indo-Hispanic mestizaje. Exclusion and mis- or under-representation of indigenous groups is reinforced by popular imagination, particularly in the cultural heritage and tourism sectors. Firmly situated within regional Latin American and global trends, over the past two decades, official discourse ...


At The Meadows - Spring 2012, Southern Methodist University 2012 Southern Methodist University

At The Meadows - Spring 2012, Southern Methodist University

Member Magazine

No abstract provided.


Crescendo!, Spring 2012, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus 2012 State University of New York College at Buffalo - Buffalo State College

Crescendo!, Spring 2012, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus

Crescendo! The Newsletter of the Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus

Spring 2012 issue of Crescendo!, the newsletter of the Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus.


Through The Eyes Of Visitors: Understanding The Contexts Of The Visitor Photo Study At The Denver Museum Of Nature & Science, Kathryn Irene Schroeder 2012 University of Denver

Through The Eyes Of Visitors: Understanding The Contexts Of The Visitor Photo Study At The Denver Museum Of Nature & Science, Kathryn Irene Schroeder

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

This case study describes the analysis of the Visitor Photo Study, a study in which visitors to the Denver Museum of Nature & Science documented their visit through pictures. The origins, implementation, and findings of the Visitor Photo Study are considered within the contexts of the fields of Community-Based Research (Strand, Marullo, Cutforth, Stoecker, & Donohue, 2003b), Visual Studies (Marshall & Rossman, 2011; Pink, 2007), and Visitor Studies (Visitor Studies Association, 2012). This study considers the extent to which the principles and elements of each of these fields were present in the Visitor Photo Study, which elements were not fully realized or were missing from the study, and ways in which the Visitor Photo Study extends each of these fields. The value of this type of analysis and implications for museums, faculty, and students are also discussed.


Singer's Handbook, Second Edition, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus 2012 State University of New York College at Buffalo - Buffalo State College

Singer's Handbook, Second Edition, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus

Handbooks

The second edition of the Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus Singer's Handbook.


Crescendo!, Autumn 2012, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus 2012 State University of New York College at Buffalo - Buffalo State College

Crescendo!, Autumn 2012, Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus

Crescendo! The Newsletter of the Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus

Autumn 2012 issue of Crescendo!, the newsletter of the Buffalo Gay Men's Chorus.


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