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TOOELE VALLEY MUSEUM & HISTORICAL PARK

Director of small historical museum including historical preservation of National Register Historic Site, collections care, develop educational programs, exhibit creation, outreach, administration, volunteer program, and marketing.  Hired to guide the museum from decades of decline and bring it into compliance with professional standards, build relationships with the community, and increase visitors. Museum & Historical Site … Continue reading TOOELE VALLEY MUSEUM & HISTORICAL PARK

HISTORIC PRESERVATION

Tooele City Historic Preservation Commission Review National Register Applications We have had two sites accepted on the National Register of Historic Places since I became chair of the commission. I helped facilitate this process and review applications. CLG Grants I promoted the grant program within the city and encouraged people to apply. I also helped … Continue reading HISTORIC PRESERVATION

FRUIT COCKTAIL: THE CALIFORNIA FRUIT CANNING INDUSTRY, CITIES, AND THE STATE

About the Project We are what we eat.  Behind every dish and every food product there is at least one story.  Food production reveals much about a society’s relationship to the environment, regulatory philosophies, and culture.  My research project on the industrial production of deciduous canned fruit analyzes the mechanisms by which the commercial fruit … Continue reading FRUIT COCKTAIL: THE CALIFORNIA FRUIT CANNING INDUSTRY, CITIES, AND THE STATE

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