Category Archives: Rachel K. Deale

Curating the Confederacy I: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and When this Cruel War is Over

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow On April 13, 2015, two exhibitions dedicated to Confederate imprints will open at the University of Alabama. Lindsay Smith and Melissa Farah … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy II

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow This post is the second in a five-part series titled “Curating the Confederacy: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy III

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow This post is the third in a five-part series titled “Curating the Confederacy: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and When … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy IV

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow This post is the fourth in a five-part series titled “Curating the Confederacy: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy V

By: Lindsay Smith, Melissa Young, and Rachel K. Deale, History PhD students, and Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow This post is the final entry in a five-part series titled “Curating the Confederacy: An Interview with the curators of Making Confederates and When … Continue reading

Curating the Confederacy: Curator’s Talk Tuesday, April 21 3:30-4:30 PM

By: Amy Chen, CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow Please join the Division of Special Collections and the Department of History for a curator’s talk next Tuesday, April 21, from 3:30-4:40 PM in the A.S. Williams III Americana Collection reading room on the … Continue reading

When this Cruel War is Over

By: Rachel K. Deale, History PhD student Throughout the nineteenth century music played a vital role in American life. Music could be heard everywhere from parlor pianos, to soldiers marching on the battlefield, to church congregations, and to slaves laboring in … Continue reading