The 2005-2006 research seminar series of the Hagley Museum and Library meets Thursday evening at 6 pm in the Copeland Room of the library building. Papers are all unpublished works in progress and are circulated in advance to seminar participants. To join the seminar mailing list and obtain copies of the papers, contact Carol Lockman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 302-658-2400.
Oct. 20 James Gilbert, University of Maryland
“Fair Itineraries: Experience, Memory, and the History of the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition”
Dec. 15 David Witwer, Lycoming College
“The Hollywood Case: Racketeering in the 1930s from a Business Perspective”
Feb 23 Ann Johnson, University of South Carolina
“Surveying the Nation: Engineers, Surveyors, and the American Landscape in the Early Republic”
April 27 Lisa Tolbert, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
“Women’s New Hangout: Self Service and the Re-invention of the Southern Grocery Store in the early 20th Century”
The Hagley Museum is located just north of Wilmington, Delaware. The library building is accessed from the entrance on Buck Road and Route 100, one traffic light north of the Route 100 and Route 141 intersection. Go to www.Hagley.org for more detailed directions.
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