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Museum Advocates: Back to the Books: Western’s Campus School

November 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

- Free
Campus School 1959

Join Tamara Belts, Special Collections Manager and Elizabeth Joffrion, Director of Heritage Resources at Western Libraries for a presentation about The Campus School, which was a laboratory for innovate teaching practices at Western Washington University from 1899-1967. They will share an overview of the school, its curriculum and teacher training, and information compiled from research, oral histories, and questionnaires gathered during the school’s run.

Tamara Belts has a Bachelor of Art in History from Western Washington University and an MLIS from San Jose University. She worked on the Campus School Memories Project, which culminated in an exhibit in 2007.

Elizabeth Joffrion is a cultural heritage professional who has held positions at the Smithsonian Institution and the National Endowment for the Humanities. She is Director of Heritage Resources at Western Washington University where she provides stewardship over the Libraries’ archives, manuscripts, and rare collections.

11:30 am coffee and meeting, noon program

Image credit: Western Libraries—Western Washington University

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Date:
November 14
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Old City Hall
121 Prospect Street
Bellingham, 98225 United States
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