by Amy G. Richter
A historian of nineteenth-century American culture, I study the significance ordinary women and men gave to furniture, art, and decoration. Recently my mother's dementia challenged my scholarship by reminding me of the personal meanings of objects and the intimate work they do.
SOURCE: NY Times
Thousands of articles of everyday women’s clothing are being preserved in lockers in a college basement. But where, exactly, does their value lie?
SOURCE: USA Today
"Outhouse Lady" takes stalk of artifacts of rural life for the social history they represent...
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