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...inextricably links Africa and the African diaspora and to seek the common threads that weave our stories together," said Museum Director Johnnetta Betsch Cole, in announcing the exhibit.The exhibition of Cosby's collection is part of the African...

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...world's most wanted terrorist. The garment "connects us in a powerful and immediate way to that operation," Museum Director Alice Greenwald said.The red, white and blue coin was made to commemorate its conclusion. The coin bears the date...

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Ketchikan museum fishing for photos

...to be able to tell a more well-rounded story of this great tradition of commercial fishing," Tongass Historical Museum Director Lacey Simpson.Simpson said the museum is looking for personal stories, a present day photo, family heirloom...

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Museum writes book about dig

...saved objects as they washed out of the site," Steffian said.The book will include hundreds of photos. Former museum director Sven Haakanson and current curator of collections Marnie Leist worked to photograph items from the collection, which...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-10-13/museum-writes-book-about-dig
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UAF museum reaches five-year fund-raising goal

...8 million for an expansion project. The money was added to the $23 million already raised. Aldona Jonaitis, museum director, was in St. Louis, Mo., attending an American Association of Museum meeting when she got the call confirming...

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Museum receives collection of Gold Rush-era artifacts

...pieces, as well as over 350 photographs and negatives, 40 letters and journals, and diaries. In early August, museum director Laura Samuelson traveled to San Jose, Calif., to accept the gift from Robert and Irene McDaniel Johnson and Irene's...

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Providential play: Kenai native to perform one-man show

...sets the stage with a line that explains, "things have gone bad" for him. His wife, Esther, ran off with the museum director, and after his family's library gets shut down he decides to kill himself with help from a reference book. Throughout...

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Fairbanks couple gives $200,000 to UA museum

...said McWayne, a gregarious silver-haired man with a beard. But the McWaynes, with a little prodding from museum director Aldona Jonaitis, decided making their donation public would encourage others to do the same. ''More people should...

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Higher rent closes Eagle River natural history museum

...Virginia May. A growing number of education programs offered by the museum have given it an economic boost, said museum director Kurt Johnson. But it's not enough to save the institution. The museum runs on about $66,000 annually. It paid...

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...Pratt Museum in Homer is located at 3779 Bartlett St. For more information, call 907-235-8635 or e-mail the museum director at info@pratt-museum.org. Submissions may be e-mailed to us at news@peninsulaclarion.com, faxed to 283-3299...

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