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United States History

Gettysburg College

Robert Fortenbaugh

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Robert Fortenbaugh: Understanding A Man Through His Scholarship, Tracy E. Clifford Apr 2006

Robert Fortenbaugh: Understanding A Man Through His Scholarship, Tracy E. Clifford

Hidden in Plain Sight Projects

On the second floor of Weidensall Hall at Gettysburg College hangs a picture of Dr. Robert Fortenbaugh. This portrait is hidden in plain sight, and countless people pass by it everyday on their way to an office, a classroom, or elsewhere. However, when one begins to notice the picture’s presence, the question begs to be asked, who was Robert Fortenbaugh? Why is his picture hanging in Weidensall Hall? What impact did he have on the history of Gettysburg College that makes him worthy of being remembered? The answer to those questions include many answers. Most formidable among these, however ...


Interview With Dorothy Bloom, May 28, 1993, Dorothy Bloom, Michael J. Birkner May 1993

Interview With Dorothy Bloom, May 28, 1993, Dorothy Bloom, Michael J. Birkner

Oral Histories

Dorothy Bloom, wife of Robert Bloom, a professor of history at Gettysburg College, was interviewed on May 28, 1993 by Michael Birkner about her experience as a spouse of a faculty member from 1949 to 1981. She discusses other faculty members and administrators at the time, her husband's work and the events they participated in on campus.

Length of Interview: 91 minutes

Collection Note: This oral history was selected from the Oral History Collection maintained by Special Collections & College Archives. Transcripts are available for browsing in the Special Collections Reading Room, 4th floor, Musselman Library. GettDigital contains the ...