Online Resources at the Peabody Museum
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Wampanoag tribal members reflect on collections spanning the seventeenth to twentieth centuries and stewarded by the Peabody Museum. Listen in as they share memories, thoughts, and reflections about collection items made by their ancestors and relatives and learn how Wampanoag life and culture continues to flourish today.
Featured Video: "The Problem with Skin Color"
Harvard professor Evelynn Hammonds discusses the problem with skin color, part of the exhibition All the World is Here: Harvard's Peabody Museum and the Invention of American Anthropology.
To Make Their Own Way in the World:
The Enduring Legacy of the Zealy Daguerreotypes
To Make Their Own Way in the World: The Enduring Legacy of the Zealy Daguerreotypes features essays by prominent scholars from the disciplines of history, anthropology, art history, and American studies exploring such topics as the identities and experiences of the seven people depicted in the daguerreotypes, the close relationship between photography and race in the nineteenth century, and visual narratives of slavery and its lasting effects.
Digital resources of the four Harvard Museums of Science & Culture (HMSC)—including the Peabody Museum—are brought together in new and exciting ways. HMSC Connects! includes a podcast, coloring pages, Extraordinary Things, exhibit spotlights, fun for families, and more.
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