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Part II: The Histories We Keep, the Stories We Share

I suppose I am a curator by nature. People’s stories call to me, and I am charmed when I discover that an object has a story behind it. 1,666 more words

About Emilie (Baker) Loring

illiterate: the story of Harriet Tubman’s hymnal

A version of this article by Lauren Christensen appears in print on December 24, 2017, on Page 23 of the Sunday Book Review

illiterate: the story of Harriet Tubman’s hymnal…

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The Shy Bride

“My feelings are too loud for words and too shy for the world.”
~ Dejan Stojanovic

If you have ever been to Jaipur, these lovely Kathputlis (string puppets), are everywhere.

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Brainstorming Resources

Given how rich a world Steve Jackson created for In Nomine, I am consistently surprised by how few actual options there are for Resources. In this post will list out several categories of Resource I think should be part of the game, and whether or not they are. 858 more words

In Nomine

2018 Summer-Archivist Intern -WI

Approximate date of posting  Feb 18, 2018

 Position: Archivist Intern

Eligibility  Be currently enrolled at the Junior level or above in a higher education program pursuing a bachelor’s or higher degree in History, Archeology, Library Science, Museum Studies, or similar. 241 more words

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Museum Review - Freedom House Museum

Entries from 2/17/18 Instagram Post. check it out & Follow: Instagram.com/TheMergingLanesProject

Things to do (Virginia) Freedom House Museum || There were about 30 visitors waiting for the 2:30 pm tour. 392 more words


Government and Guns Part I: Seize the Teaching Moment


Sometimes Big Questions don’t direct learning; they emerge from it.

Lost in thought and feelings of despair over the latest tragedy in Florida, I decided to ditch my regularly scheduled government programming and opt instead to hold a… 355 more words