The Gallery of Folklore & Popular Culture wishes to thank the fantastic Guest Curators who shared their awesome collections with us in 2019: David Welch & Judy McNeill; Peter Harle; James (Jim) R. Dow Ph.D.; Nancy Wolfe; Elinor Levy; Laura Roberto; Joseph Sciorra; Bill Ellis; Heather Joseph-Witham; Jeannie Banks Thomas and Jon Rose.
If you missed seeing their fascinating artifacts you can still view them on the Guest Curator Archive page.
This website is dedicated to exploring material culture and contemplating the possible meanings for people who possess these objects. Additionally, we provide information about the backgrounds of the artifacts.
As a professional folklorist, I have collected these objects over the decades. To some, these items might seem trivial. NOT SO. I consider them cultural and historical gems, important clues about society that need to be identified and preserved.
Visit the Discussion Board to post comments or personal stories about objects. Additionally, we solicit your input to correct errors and add enlightenment. We encourage you to contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This site is constantly growing and evolving, so KEEP ON COMING BACK!
Norine Dresser-Folklorist/Collector & Mariah Chase-Curator/Photographer
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