Museums, Education, and Diversity: A Tale of Twin Cities
Levin, Amy, Transformations
MUSEUMS, EDUCATION, AND DIVERSITY: A TALE OF TWIN CITIES
In 1996 an exhibit in a staff area of the Library of Congress created controversy. "Back of the Big House," a collection of photographs of slave quarters on plantations, seemed to reflect and to reify the dissastisfaction of African-American employees with the institution (the Library of Congress) which they had already dubbed "the Big House" (Goldberger 26). A few years earlier the passage of the 1990 Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act had forced museums to examine the sources of their collections and to question their involvement in the marginalization of Native Americans through exhibition selection, …
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Publication information: Article title: Museums, Education, and Diversity: A Tale of Twin Cities. Contributors: Levin, Amy - Author. Journal title: Transformations. Volume: 9. Issue: 1 Publication date: March 31, 1998. Page number: 117. © New Jersey Project Sep 30, 1996. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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