Gallery Talks: Constitution Week

All talks began at noon.

Monday, September 13, 2010
Barbara Bair discussed the speech given by Frederick Douglass at Corinthian Hall in Rochester, NY on July 5, 1852
Creating the United States Exhibition, 2nd Floor, Southwest Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building

Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Mark Dimunation discussed the Federalist Papers
Creating the United States Exhibition, 2nd Floor, Southwest Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building

Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Ed Redmond discussed maps of the Revolutionary War period
Creating the United States Exhibition, 2nd Floor, Southwest Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building

Thursday, September 16, 2010
Gerard Gawalt discussed the Alien and Sedition Act
Creating the United States Exhibition, 2nd Floor, Southwest Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building

Friday, September 17, 2010
Gerard Gawalt discussed the process of drafting and passing the United States Constitution during the summer of 1787
Creating the United States Exhibition, 2nd Floor, Southwest Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building

Gallery Talks

All talks began at noon.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010, at Noon
Gerard Gawalt discussed the lives of Colonial loyalists and patriots
Creating the United States Exhibition, 2nd Floor, Southwest Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building

Wednesday, May 26, 2010, at Noon
Ford Peatross discussed the making of the “President’s House”
Creating the United States Exhibition, 2nd Floor, Southwest Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building

Wednesday, May 19, 2010, at Noon
Eiichi Ito discussed Tessaku, a magazine published in a Japanese Relocation Camp
Creating the United States Exhibition, 2nd Floor, Southwest Gallery, Thomas Jefferson Building

January 7, 2009
Gerard Gawalt, curator of Creating the United States
“The Formation of the Electoral College”
Creating the United States exhibition, 2nd Floor, SW Gallery, Jefferson Building

January 14, 2009
Janice Ruth (MSS)
“Abigail Adams’ Letter Asserting the Rights of Women”
Creating the United States exhibition, 2nd Floor, SW Gallery, Jefferson Building

February 4, 2009
John H├ębert (G&M)
“John Mitchell’s Map of the Colonies”
Creating the United States exhibition, 2nd Floor, SW Gallery, Jefferson Building

May 20, 2009
Ray White, Music Division
Francis Scott Key’s “Star Spangled Banner”
Creating the United States exhibition, 2nd Floor, SW Gallery, Jefferson Building

May 27, 2009
Daun van Ee, G&M Division
The Supreme Court’s Miranda Decision
Creating the United States exhibition, 2nd Floor, SW Gallery, Jefferson Building

June 10, 2009
Sara Duke, Prints and Photographs Division
Herb Block and the Bill of Rights
Creating the United States exhibition, 2nd Floor, SW Gallery, Jefferson Building

June 17, 2009
Gerard Gawalt, curator of Creating the United States
Separation of Church and State
Creating the United States exhibition, 2nd Floor, SW Gallery, Jefferson Building

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