Florida Holocaust Museum: A Bit of WWII History in Downtown St. Pete

My history museum is on the Florida Holocaust Museum.  I do not have pictures to accompany this report, but I don’t think it needs them anyway. Florida Holocaust Museum 55 5th St South St. Petersburg, FL 33701 Location The Florida Holocaust Museum is located in downtown St. Petersburg on the corner of First Avenue South […]

Musems Today: A Review of the Literature

The second week we read from Reinventing the Museum: The Evolving Definition on the Paradigm Shift, a collection of essays on museums compiled and edited by Gail Anderson . First up was Anderson’s Framework.  The Framework discussed how museums are changing in the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Anderson discussed how we can reinvent the […]

The Idea of Cultural Heritage: A Review of the Literature

It kinda slipped my mind that I wanted to continue doing these little review posts on what I have to read for my class(es).  Thank the Force that book for last week was so good it made we want to write a review here!  The next three posts therefore will be a bit back to back […]

Nearby History: A Review of the Literature

This week for Museums and Libraries as Cultural Heritage Institutions I had to read Nearby History: Preserving the Past Around you by David Kyvig and Myron A. Marty.  Published by the American Association for State and Local History, this little book is a great resource for libarians, historians, geneologists, archivists, researchers, and anyone else interested […]