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Uncovering the Biographies of Objects
August 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFREE
Did you know that in 1909 there was a fire that destroyed the original Rollins Museum? What was in it? By 1920 the museum was rebuilt; with almost 10,000 objects received from multiple donations; it became the Thomas R. Baker Museum of Natural History until it closed in the 1970s. Join Rollins Professors Zack Gilmore, Robert Vander Poppen, and CFAM Curator Gisela Carbonell in a conversation about the stories of the objects in this intriguing collection in anticipation of the upcoming exhibition “Storied Objects: Relics and Tales from the Thomas R. Baker Museum.”
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