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Please visit our first featured virtual exhibition if you want to learn more about "Promotion and Transformation of Landscapes along the CB&Q Railroad." This project, a collaboration with the Newberry Library in Chicago, illustrates how archival materials can show the way that a variety of actors—railroad executives, girl scouts, advertising men, European settlers, farmers, and entrepreneurs—shaped the way landscapes were marketed, perceived, and used.
- International Reception and Impact of Silent Spring, 50 Years Later
- Hazardous Substances
This collaboration with the Deutsches Museum centers around the digitization of 31 unpublished diaries of the German polar researcher Alfred Wegener (1880-1930). The exhibition will contextualize his diaries with related digitized documents, reports, maps, and photos.
This interactive exhibition will concern the international reception and use of Silent Spring by international publishers, presses, critics, and corporations, from the book's publication in 1962 to the present, drawing on the Rachel Carson Papers at Yale’s Beinecke Rare Books and Manuscripts Library.
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the publication of Silent Spring, this collaboration with the Deutsches Museum will present the history of selected chemical products, focusing on their dangers for the environment and human health.