The Scrapbook in American Culture

The Scrapbook in American Culture

By: Katherine Ott (editor), Susan Tucker (editor), Patricia Buckler (editor)Paperback

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Explores the history of scrapbook-making, its origins, uses, changing forms and purposes as well as the human agents behind the books themselves

Contents

An Introduction to the History of Scrapbooks - Katherine Ott, Susan Tucker, and Patricia P. Buckler Part I. Manuscripts of Learning and Knowledge 1. Between Person and Profession: The Scrapbooks of Nineteenth-Century Medical Practitioners - Katherine Ott; 2. Daily Life on a South Carolina Plantation, 1855-1983: A Scrapbook Memory from Three Generations of Women - Anne Sinkler Whaley LeClercq; 3. Letters, Scrapbooks, and History Books: A Personalized Version of the Mexican War, 1846-48 - Patricia P. Buckler; 4. History in the Making: A Columbian Exposition Scrapbook - Jennifer A. Jolly; 5. Scrapbook, Wishbook, Prayerbook: Trade Card Scrapbooks and the Missionary Work of Advertising - Ellen Gruber Garvey; 6. Scrapbook Houses for Paper Dolls: Creative Expression, Aesthetic Elaboration, and Bonding in the Female World - Beverly Gordon; 7. Souvenirs of Amerika: Hannah Hoch's Weimar-Era Mass-Media Scrapbook - Melissa A. Johnson Part II. Books of the Self 8. The Secret Scrapbook of a "Soiled Dove" - Carol Bowers; 9. Inviting Narratives: Willa Cather's Childhood Scrapbook and My Antonia - Jennifer L. Bradley; 10. In the Hands of Children: A Photographic Essay of Images from Children's Scrapbooks - Meredith Eliassen; 11. Picturing Love and Friendship: Photograph Albums and Networks of Affection in the 1860s - Sarah McNair Vosmeier; 12. Telling Particular Stories: Two African-American Memory Books - Susan Tucker; 13. Maternal Records and Male Modernist Identities: The Family Albums of Ernest Hemingway and Christopher Isherwood - James Kelley; 14. "Miss Domestic" and "Miss Enterprise": Or, How to Keep a Photograph Album - Elizabeth F. Siegel; 15. Horizons: The Scrapbooks of a Small-Town, Depression-Era Preteen - L. Rebecca Johnson Melvin

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  • ISBN13: 9781592134786
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 344
  • ID: 9781592134786
  • ISBN10: 1592134785

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