"Untarnishing the Gilded Age: American Politics and Culture, 1870-1901" is a NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture workshop at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Spiegel Grove, Fremont, Ohio. At two week-long workshops (May 14 - 19, 2006 or May 21 - 26, 2006)Community College Faculty will examine five major themes: Politics and Reform; Social Structure in the Gilded Age; Impact of Industrialization: Opulence and Invention; Laborers and Migration; and the American Indian Experience. As part of the examination of each day's theme, we will explore different aspects of the Hayes Presidential Center as a national lanmark and examine the key elements of historic Fremont and Cleveland, Ohio.
Renowned scholars,Dr. Mark Summers; Dr. Roger Daniels; Dr. Ari Hoogenboom; Olive Hoogenboom; Dr. Timothy Messer-Kruse; and Dr. Philip Weeks, will explore and examine the resources of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, the James A. Garfield National Historical Site, Millionaires' Row, and Fremont, Ohio's historical Victorian sttuctures.
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