Film, Video Gardens for a Beautiful America, 1895-1935

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Title
Gardens for a Beautiful America, 1895-1935
Summary
Sam Watters discusses the photographs of urban and suburban gardens taken by Frances Benjamin Johnston at the beginning of the 20th Century and preserved by the Library of Congress for more than 70 years.
Event Date
April 13, 2012
Notes
-  Sam Watters writes and lectures on American houses and gardens. Educated at Yale University, the University of Marseilles and the Royal Botanical Garden at Kew, Watters is the author of books and numerous articles on subjects ranging from the gardens of the White House to cactus theft in the Mojave Desert. He is a columnist for the Los Angeles Times.
Related Resources
Center for the Book: http://www.read.gov/cfb/
Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection: http://www.loc.gov/pictures/collection/fbj/
Running Time
1 hours, 9 minutes, 45 seconds
Language
English
Online Format
video
online text

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