Reading Images in the Archives

Rachel Flowers, Messiah College Archives This was the first image I encountered of Rachel Flowers a decade ago (a WHOLE DECADE AGO). It was my first semester of college and I noticed the image while doing a course assignment in the library. Messiah College recently celebrated its centennial anniversary and posters honoring the institution’s multicultural century […]

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City People: Black Baltimore in the Photographs of John Clark Mayden

  Read the gallery guide here. This past spring, I began my curatorial fellowship work with Sheridan Library. The library recently acquired about 100 prints from local street photographer, John Clark Mayden, which they sought to display in both an exhibit and book, Baltimore Lives: The Portraits of John Clark Mayden.  Before I curated a small exhibit […]

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Rachel’s Journey to Messiah.

Been gone for a minute. I will post soon about an update on the graduate program and life, but for now we will start where I left off–my research on Rachel H. Flowers. Over the next few weeks, I am slowly updating older post and changing the look of the blog. So stay tune for […]

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Personal Musing: 50 Years Later

“I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” [Annotated Speech] I stopped my Civil Rights Bus Tour series on Day 5 in Birmingham and Montgomery, Alabama. So this post jumps to Day 7, our day in Memphis. I only took one picture that day and it was at the National Civil Rights Museum located at the former Lorraine […]

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