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American Women Symposium

Photo of Barbara Clark SmithBarbara Clark Smith

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Friday, June 20, 2003
9:15 am - 10:45 am

Panel Three: Women and Political and Social Reform

Barbara Clark Smith is Curator of Social History at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, where she has worked since 1983. Her research ranges from the material culture of household life to forms of popular participation in the era of the American Revolution. Dr. Smith has curated exhibitions on such topics as household and community life in the early republic, costume and the construction of gender, and the history of housework. Her publications include After the Revolution: The Smithsonian History of Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century; "Food Rioters and the American Revolution," William and Mary Quarterly, (1994); and "Revolution in Boston," for the National Park Service handbook for the Freedom Trail.

Web sites:
http://historymatters.gmu.edu/mse/sia/clark.htm
(History Matters)
http://americanhistory.si.edu/csr/cadsh.htm (National Museum of American History)

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