National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Community Life.

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The Division of Community Life was created by the National Museum of History and Technology in 1978 from the former Division of Ethnic and Western Cultural History. The Division studied the American community, urban life, and popular culture, including education, immigration, and labor movements. In 1995 it was merged into a new Division of Cultural History.

Staff included Richard E. Ahlborn, Curator, 1978-1994; Carl H. Scheele, Curator, 1978-1987; Spencer R. Crew, Curator, 1988-1989; Bernice Johnson Reagon, Curator, 1988-1993; Lonnie G. Bunch, Curator, 1990-1991; Charles McGovern, Curator, 1989-1991; and Marvette Perez, Curator, 1991, 1993-1994.

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Agency History. Record 222959

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Lynda Hirsch "Daytime Dial" Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Melrose Diner Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Superman Comic Book Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Bill Hoak Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Willow Grove Park Association Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Community Life Afro American Audiovisual Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Falcon Trio Vaudeville Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Eugene D. Smallwood Gospel Music Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf John B. Rogers Producing Company Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Mille Gade Corson Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Emiliano Martinez Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf New York World's Fair Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Robert S. Hartmann Phonograph Disc Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Todd M. Brennan Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Archives Center Stereograph Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Division of Community Life Dissertation Series: Lange, Yvonne: "Santos: The Household Wooden Saints of Puerto Rico," National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Bendix Washing Machine Store Display Advertising Sign National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Video Press Kits Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Charles E. McTiernan Scrapbook Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Eleanor Dickinson Pentecostal Videotape and Audiotape Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Ed Dodd (Mark Trail) Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Samuel Yellin Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Chet and Juanita Howell Rodeo Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Kenneth H. Sparnon Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Dewey Michaels Burlesque Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Henry S. Bukowski Big Band Collection, [primarily photoprints] National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
creatorOf Division of Community Life World's Fairs Collection National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center
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associatedWith Ahlborn, Richard E. person
associatedWith Bunch, Lonnie G. person
associatedWith Crew, Spencer R., 1949- person
associatedWith McGovern, Charles person
associatedWith National Museum of American History (U.S.). Dept. of Social and Cultural History corporateBody
associatedWith Perez, Marvette person
associatedWith Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942- person
associatedWith Scheele, Carl H. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
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Community life
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Active 1978

Active 1995

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