Black Progressive Schools during Jim Crow
Drawing from photographs and documentary film footage,
patrons are introduced to rarely seen images of distinguished black progressive schools
from the 20th century.
A Readers’ Guide to Education
A presentation of publications that have helped to define academic fields of education
during the 20th and 21st centuries, with photographic and video vignettes of select authors.
Knowing John Dewey
A presentation of video and audio recordings with photographic images of John Dewey,
accompanied by biographical accounts of Dewey and his colleagues,
Boyd Bode, George Counts, Alice Keliher, William Kilpatrick, and Laura Zirbes.
Memorialization and Sites of Conscience
A screening of the documentary
The Travelstead Room: A Space to Honor, A Place to Engage
and a workshop to help patrons establish sites of conscience in schools.
College Architecture and Institutional History
Displays of the host’s academic buildings with images drawn
from the John B. Hawley Higher Education Postcard Collection.
Drawing from documents, photographs, and documentary film,
patrons are introduced to experimental schools from the 1930s and 1940s.