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Jbhr Volume 11 Issue 2, 2022 William & Mary

Jbhr Volume 11 Issue 2

James Blair Historical Review

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Jesse James' Hideout Or Civil War Midden?, Steven Meyer, Tim Evers, Ben Ebert 2022 University of Missouri, St. Louis

Jesse James' Hideout Or Civil War Midden?, Steven Meyer, Tim Evers, Ben Ebert

Undergraduate Research Symposium

Whether the infamous outlaw Jesse James (1847-1882) ever lived in Iron County Missouri during his post-Civil War crime spree is a highly debated issue shrouded in legend and myth. A plot of land called “The Hideout” in Southern Iron County is a prime source for these legends to be tested. Archaeologists Benjamin Ebert, Steven Meyer, and Tim Evers will attempt to answer the question “Could Jesse James have stayed at the Hideout?” Iron County is steeped in rich history dating back to the Civil War, and other historic landmarks add credence to the legends
and help push tourism and preservation ...


Information: A Historical Companion Book Review, Lena Hernandez 2022 San Jose State University

Information: A Historical Companion Book Review, Lena Hernandez

School of Information Student Research Journal

No abstract provided.


Cultural Competence In Research, Michele A. L. Villagran 2022 San José State

Cultural Competence In Research, Michele A. L. Villagran

School of Information Student Research Journal

No abstract provided.


The Past, Present, And Future Of Information, Tierra Holmes 2022 San José State

The Past, Present, And Future Of Information, Tierra Holmes

School of Information Student Research Journal

No abstract provided.


North Of The Grid: The Black Experience Of 17th -19th Century Rural New York City, Stephanie E. Barnes 2022 The Graduate Center, City University of New York

North Of The Grid: The Black Experience Of 17th -19th Century Rural New York City, Stephanie E. Barnes

Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects

In the United States, transatlantic slavery was a racial project and template for race-making which created a country that relied on institutions that were organized and performed through social stratification. Today, the nation still operates on systemically racist institutions that have benefited whites while disadvantaging ‘others.’ The narratives presented in American history are rooted in whiteness and benefit the white community while marginalizing nonwhites. Over two hundred years of slavery history in this country has been purposely manipulated and left out. My research focuses on using an historical archaeological framework to research and share the lives of free and enslaved ...


We're Museum Professionals Too: Exhibitions Development In Library Special Collections And Archives, Carrie Meyer 2022 University of Nebraska Medical Center

We're Museum Professionals Too: Exhibitions Development In Library Special Collections And Archives, Carrie Meyer

Posters and Presentations: Leon S. McGoogan Health Sciences Library

In June 2021, the McGoogan Health Sciences Library opened the Wigton Heritage Center on the campus of the University of Nebraska Medical Center. This facility is the first of its kind in the United States and serves as a welcome center and museum for the history of the UNMC campus and explores the history of the health sciences in Nebraska. You read that right—a library opened a museum. Special Collection and Archives (SCA) professionals exist in a unique environment that utilizes three cultural heritage and preservation professions—libraries, archives, and museums. The Wigton Heritage Center project explores how museum ...


Preservation And Public History In Mound Bayou, Mississippi, Walker Bray 2022 University of Mississippi

Preservation And Public History In Mound Bayou, Mississippi, Walker Bray

Honors Theses

This paper is an exploration of the history of Mound Bayou, Mississippi, an all Black community in the Mississippi Delta formed by freedmen in the wake of Reconstruction. This paper also discusses the ways in which Mound Bayou citizens are working to preserve their history and make it known to a wider audience. In particular, this work discusses the recently opened Mound Bayou Museum of African American Culture and History and related efforts to restore and preserve historic structures in Mound Bayou. In addition, this work also seeks to explore ways in which the University of Mississippi can effectively supplement ...


The Political Power Of Museums: A Case Study On The Museum Of Spanish Colonial Art, Emily Snyder 2022 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

The Political Power Of Museums: A Case Study On The Museum Of Spanish Colonial Art, Emily Snyder

History Undergraduate Honors Theses

Museums hold an esteemed position that grants validity to the objects and history held within them based solely on their inherent authority as institutions. This makes the analysis of what museums portray incredibly important given the extent of people’s belief that they hold the power to determine authoritative truth concerning art, history, and society. In the late 1970s, museums underwent a period of change tied to becoming more pluralistic. Beginning in the 1990s, many museums touted their postcolonial status in the wake of their inclusion of and collaboration with traditionally outsider communities. Despite this change appearing to create more ...


Through Their Eyes: A California Indian Art Exhibit, Michael Chavez 2022 California State University, San Bernardino

Through Their Eyes: A California Indian Art Exhibit, Michael Chavez

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

In this project I have demonstrated my professional proficiency by curating an exhibit from conception to completion. During the duration of this project I was required to use diverse museum sciences skillset including collections management, curation, development and design of the exhibit. Curated and built inside the Great Hall at the Dorothy Ramon Learning Center in downtown Banning, ancestral lands of the Serrano, this project displays not only my career skillset but also my proud connection to the California Landscape. As Tongva of the Los Angeles River Basin, I also had the opportunity to showcase the artwork of other California ...


The Met Costume Institute: Evolution, Metamorphosis, And Cultural Phenomenon, Shelby Kanski 2022 University of Rhode Island

The Met Costume Institute: Evolution, Metamorphosis, And Cultural Phenomenon, Shelby Kanski

Senior Honors Projects

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How Neurodiversity Centered Museum Education Within Art Museums Can Benefit Children With Adhd And Autism Spectrum Disorders, Maria I. Johnson 2022 State University of New York College at Buffalo - Buffalo State College

How Neurodiversity Centered Museum Education Within Art Museums Can Benefit Children With Adhd And Autism Spectrum Disorders, Maria I. Johnson

Museum Studies Theses

Within the last twenty years, many major museums have made an effort to be seen and operate as pillars of their communities. They have begun shifting their organizational standards to be more inclusive and accessible to marginalized communities. When looking at the educational practices of modern art museums, there is undoubtedly a common standard of educational programs. While this formula has worked for many, there is a community that has voiced the need for a change. The neurodivergent community, which developed within the last two decades, should have access to art museum education in an accessible way. The following thesis ...


Constructing An Interpretive Master Plan For The Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site, Alysha M. Richardson 2022 Stephen F Austin State University

Constructing An Interpretive Master Plan For The Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site, Alysha M. Richardson

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site is owned and operated by the Texas Historical Commission. Interpretation of the site spans the 1864-1940 period and includes stories of groups that once met there for social events, including the United Confederate Veterans. In recent years, the Confederate Reunion Grounds has seen a decline in visitation as well as a reduction in staff. This capstone project focuses on creating an interpretive master plan to accommodate the change. This interpretive master plan aims to address the changes that have occurred over the past seven years and set staff goals and objectives.


Cultivation Through Excavation: Performing Community And Partnership In The Historic First Baptist Church Project, Eleanor S. Renshaw 2022 William & Mary

Cultivation Through Excavation: Performing Community And Partnership In The Historic First Baptist Church Project, Eleanor S. Renshaw

Undergraduate Honors Theses

This thesis explores the relationships and partnerships developing around the First Baptist Church -- Nassau Street Archaeology Project in Colonial Williamsburg. Exploring the defining of "descendant community" and the contributions of tourists through the lens of Erving Goffman's stages and participant frameworks, this project looks at the past, present, and future of this project.


From Necessity To Novelty: Historic Trades In Colonial Williamsburg, Cecelia Rose Eure 2022 William & Mary

From Necessity To Novelty: Historic Trades In Colonial Williamsburg, Cecelia Rose Eure

Undergraduate Honors Theses

Colonial Williamsburg is a living history museum in Virginia that hosts a large program interpreting and preserving eighteenth-century craft methods. Using ethnographic research methods, this paper evaluates the value of the historic trades program as a means of preserving otherwise lost skills, producing knowledge, and engaging the public in history. I argue that historic trades interpretation connects with audiences more than traditional exhibits, particularly highlighting specialized interpretation, on-the-job discoveries, representation of identity groups, and the ability to utilize online video platforms. Additionally, I address the divide between modern consumption and production, and how visitors can find historic trades that were ...


Interview With Marylou Rocha, Sabrina Flores 2022 University of Texas at El Paso

Interview With Marylou Rocha, Sabrina Flores

WS3380 Interviews

This is an interview with MaryLou Rocha, the education coordinator at El Paso's Holocaust Museum. This interview was done through zoom and written down for further expression about her activism.


Extended Reality And The Graphic Design Curriculum, Tina Korani, Meghan Saas, Samantha Tan 2022 San José State University

Extended Reality And The Graphic Design Curriculum, Tina Korani, Meghan Saas, Samantha Tan

Frameless

VXR technology has seen significant growth in recent years across all commercial industries and is poised to continue that trend. The graphic design industry is embracing XR as a new medium, and XR skills are in high demand within the field. Institutions of higher education must adopt XR—and particularly AR—into the graphic design curriculum to keep pace with the industry. Several barriers are slowing this curricular adoption but can be overcome. Advances in AR technology have created an opportunity for its use as both a pedagogical tool and a creative medium. Integrating AR with traditional graphic design elements ...


What Do I Do With That?, Abby Stambach 2022 College of the Holy Cross

What Do I Do With That?, Abby Stambach

Staff publications

“What Do I Do with That” describes a museum once housed in an academic library which became part of the institution's archives, and discusses how this legacy collection impacted the work of today's Archives & Distinctive Collections Department.

The academic archive staff identifies preservation needs such as storage and documentation, as well as how they work with the dedicated campus gallery to provide access to its art collections.


Lost Art And Lost Lives: Nazi Art Looting And Art Restitution, Sophia Gravenstein 2022 Gettysburg College

Lost Art And Lost Lives: Nazi Art Looting And Art Restitution, Sophia Gravenstein

Student Publications

During the Nazi Regime, Adolf Hitler and the Nazis seized an estimated one fifth of all art in Europe and more than 5 million cultural objects before 1945. The Nazis established control over the regime and furthered their racist ambitions through stealing art of any cultural or monetary value to them. They stole “degenerate” art in an attempt to annihilate “racially inferior” races, and “racially pure” art for the glorification of the “Aryan” race. Since the end of WWII, the return of Nazi-looted art to its original owners or their heirs has been an important avenue for remembrance of and ...


Jbhr Volume 11 Issue 1, 2022 William & Mary

Jbhr Volume 11 Issue 1

James Blair Historical Review

No abstract provided.


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