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Art+Politics, Shannon Egan, Jenna L. Birkenshock, Hillary B. Goodall, Tessa M. Sheridan, Josiah B. Adlon, Megan E. Hilands, Emily A. Francisco, Molly E. Reynolds, Shelby P. Glass, Colleen L. Parrish, Francesca S. Debiaso Oct 2011

Art+Politics, Shannon Egan, Jenna L. Birkenshock, Hillary B. Goodall, Tessa M. Sheridan, Josiah B. Adlon, Megan E. Hilands, Emily A. Francisco, Molly E. Reynolds, Shelby P. Glass, Colleen L. Parrish, Francesca S. Debiaso

Schmucker Art Catalogs

For the exhibition Art + Politics, students worked closely with the holdings of Gettysburg College's Special Collections and College Archives to curate an exhibition in Schmucker Art Gallery that engages with issues of public policy, activism, war, propaganda, and other critical socio-political themes. Each of the students worked diligently to contextualize the objects historically, politically, and art-historically. The art and artifacts presented in this exhibition reveal how various political events and social issues have been interpreted through various visual and printed materials, including posters, pins, illustrations, song sheets, as well as a Chinese shoe for bound feet. The students' essays ...


Letter To Central Sunday School, Edd R. Saxon Nov 1944

Letter To Central Sunday School, Edd R. Saxon

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In a letter to Central Sunday School, Edd Saxon thanks the school for sending a Christmas package to him while he's stationed out of country during World War II. He also discusses a Christmas wish that he and "all the boys" could be at home for Christmas and that the "people in occupied countries could look forward to having a nice Christmas."


The Portland Jewish Community Center Uso Guest Book Full Transcript, Portland Jewish Community Center Oct 1943

The Portland Jewish Community Center Uso Guest Book Full Transcript, Portland Jewish Community Center

Portland Jewish Community Center USO Guest Book

Full images and transcript of the Portland Jewish Community Center USO Guest Book. The Guest Book is the product of social events at the Portland Jewish Community Center from 1943-46. The full transcript can be downloaded by clicking the link above.