Instituting Reform: The Social Museum of Harvard University, 1903-1931

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Harvard University's distinctive Social Museum was established in 1903 by Francis Greenwood Peabody (1847-1936) to "collect the social experience of the world as material for university teaching." The more than 5,000 photographs and graphic illustrations that survive, including works by Lewis Hine and Frances Benjamin Johnston, are now held by the Harvard Art Museums. Instituting Reform focuses an exacting lens on the Social Museum's history, motive, and meaning. Punctuated by generous portfolio sections, the book's five ...

Instituting Reform: The Social Museum of Harvard University, 1903-1931 2012, Yale University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780300171068

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