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Northwest Coast Native American Art: The Relationship Between Museums, Native Americans And Artists, Karrie E. Myers Aug 2016

Northwest Coast Native American Art: The Relationship Between Museums, Native Americans And Artists, Karrie E. Myers

Museum Studies Theses

Museums today have many responsibilities, including protecting and understanding objects in their care. Many also have relationships with groups of people whose items or artworks are housed within their institutions. This paper explores the relationship between museums and Northwest Coast Native Americans and their artists. Participating museums include those in and out of the Northwest Coast region, such as the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia, the Burke Museum, the Royal British Columbia Museum, the American Museum of Natural History and the Smithsonian Museum. Museum professionals who conducted research for some of these museums included Franz Boas ...


Accommodating Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorder In Museums, William S. Tyler May 2015

Accommodating Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorder In Museums, William S. Tyler

History Theses

The purpose of this thesis is to examine the question of how current museum access programs meet the needs of individuals with Autism Spectrum disorder (ASD). ASD is an umbrella classification that presents many challenges for individuals in terms of social development and academic growth. It is important that all individuals are given the opportunity to experience the museum setting to their full ability. With this population of individuals at the forefront, an analysis will be done to examine what needs are present and how museum programming serves them. There are a variety of strategies and accommodations that museums can ...


Norris Dam: To Build Or Not To Build? A Museum Outreach Program, Jeanette Patrick Jan 2015

Norris Dam: To Build Or Not To Build? A Museum Outreach Program, Jeanette Patrick

Masters Theses

Norris Dam: To Build or Not to Build? A Museum Outreach Program was designed to provide high school teachers with primary sources that can used to teach students about Norris Dam, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and the New Deal. Through analysis of these documents and classroom discussion students are encouraged to come to their own conclusions about Norris Dam. The project is housed online at http://jeanettepatrick1.wix.com/norrisdam and teachers can either direct students to the site or print off the materials as needed. A brief history of Norris Dam and the Tennessee Valley Authority can also be ...


The Ursinus Weekly, May 7, 1962, John B. Piston, Karen Entrekin, Roy Christman, Suzanne Brungart, Lore Hamilton, Craig Garner May 1962

The Ursinus Weekly, May 7, 1962, John B. Piston, Karen Entrekin, Roy Christman, Suzanne Brungart, Lore Hamilton, Craig Garner

Ursinus Weekly Newspaper

Curtain Club's "The Girls in 509" scheduled Friday and Saturday • Fraser & Dingman selected head soph rulers to enliven '62 frosh customs program • Canterbury Club features speaker, CBS church film • Awards highlight waiters' banquet • Dennis recovering from heart attack • Moyer attends ISC meeting at E-town • World traveler slated to address IRC tonight • "Yippee-i-o" theme of Spring Festival featuring queen, festivities Saturday • Campus politicers reconcile riffs at annual banquet • Hudnut & students plan jazz seminar • Cub & Key Society meets at Staigers • Editorial: Beauty versus popularity; Turning the tables • "Shenanigan '62" senior show theme • Dozing technique requires practice • Sesquicentennial fetes continue in nearby Norristown • Obscurity, neglect & confusion mark UC's undeveloped "college museum" • Tennismen win over LaSalle, drop PMC heartbreaker • Lacrossers swamp West Chesterettes • Baseballers smash Haverford, F&M, lose to E-Towners • Trackmen trounce PMC & Dickinson, upset by Hopkins • UC & West Chester swap wins to open softball season • Greek gleanings