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American heritage : [electronic resource] August/Sept. 1979, vol. 30, no. 5.

Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : American Heritage Pub., 1979Description: 112 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.Subject(s): Peale, Charles Willson, 1741-1827 | Museums -- United States -- History | Taylor, Frederick Winslow, 1856-1915 | Hobson, Richmond Pearson, 1870-1937 | Sepulchral monuments -- Pictorial works | School integration -- Virginia -- Prince Edward County | Architecture -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- Pictorial works | Anesthesia -- History | Ewald, Johann von, 1744-1813 | Cartercar automobile -- Pictorial worksOnline resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive Volume 30 | Additional information and access via Open Library Volume 30
Contents:
"Whoso would learn wisdom, let him enter here!": a pictorial tour of Charles Willson Peale's museum -- Unearthing the mastodon: Peale's greatest triumph / Charles Coleman Sellers -- A heritage preserved: Peter, Paul, and the museum business / T.H. Watkins -- Frederick Winslow Taylor: the messiah of time and motion / Spencer Klaw -- American characters: Richmond Pearson Hobson / Richard F. Snow -- Calm dwellings: the brief, sentimental age of the rural cemetery / David Stannard -- "A gentlemen's fight" / John Egerton -- Buildings for sale: unexpected beauty from a city archive / Mary Cable --"Gentlemen, this is no humbug": the discovery of surgical anesthesia / John J. Pullen -- A Hessian visits the victors: 1783 / Johann Ewald -- Cartercar: the adventures of supercar -- Barnum & Brady's biggest: two of P.T. Barnum's most stupendous attractions / photographed by Mathew Brady -- Readers' album: assault with battery.
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"Whoso would learn wisdom, let him enter here!": a pictorial tour of Charles Willson Peale's museum -- Unearthing the mastodon: Peale's greatest triumph / Charles Coleman Sellers -- A heritage preserved: Peter, Paul, and the museum business / T.H. Watkins -- Frederick Winslow Taylor: the messiah of time and motion / Spencer Klaw -- American characters: Richmond Pearson Hobson / Richard F. Snow -- Calm dwellings: the brief, sentimental age of the rural cemetery / David Stannard -- "A gentlemen's fight" / John Egerton -- Buildings for sale: unexpected beauty from a city archive / Mary Cable --"Gentlemen, this is no humbug": the discovery of surgical anesthesia / John J. Pullen -- A Hessian visits the victors: 1783 / Johann Ewald -- Cartercar: the adventures of supercar -- Barnum & Brady's biggest: two of P.T. Barnum's most stupendous attractions / photographed by Mathew Brady -- Readers' album: assault with battery.

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