A Curator's Tour Through Inaugurations Past

Grade Range: 9-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media
Date Posted: 1/7/2013

In this brief video, curators Harry Rubenstein and Larry Bird share key objects from the political history collection representing inaugurations and presidential campaigns dating back to the early 1800s.  See how objects are stored and continuity and change in campaign and inaugural materials.  Curators Rubenstein and Bird have collected materials at presidential conventions since the 1980s. 

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United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)

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