Then Again

E82 American Girl Doll 35th Anniversary Special

with Melissa of Hat to Hem

Episode Notes

Celebrate 35 years of American Girl Dolls with Marie and Melissa Case! Melissa is a historical seamstress who has made outfits from the with Renaissance, Georgian, Victorian, and Edwardian Eras. She chronicles those sewing adventures in video diaries as well as sew-along/tutorials on her YouTube channel named Hat to Hem. Marie and Melissa discuss the historical context of American Girl Dolls and how they inspired Marie and Melissa to study history.

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E81 Interpreting Historic Food Ways

Episode Notes

We can learn so much from artifacts and documents, but how do historians interpret food in a historic context? In this episode, Glen and Marie discuss how "food ways" can help us explore cultures and practices of the past and present.

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E80 The ABC's of Historic Preservation

Episode Notes

Historic preservation is essential to understanding the past, but what exactly does it entail? In this episode, learn about the "ABC's" of historic preservation with Marie and Glen as they discuss the skills, research, and methods of historic preservation.

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E79 Gamifying History with David French (Part 2)

Episode Notes

Join us for Part 2 of our discussion with David French who created original educational history games for us! Learn the philosophy and methodology behind the games David has created and how you can create your own.

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E78 Gamifying History with David French (Part 1)

Episode Notes

Our friend and former museum staff member David French joins us to discuss how his original board games were developed to teach kids about history and have fun too! Stay tuned for next week's part 2 of this discussion.

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E77 How & Why Sequoyah Developed the Cherokee Syllabary

Episode Notes

Charles Rhodarmer, Director of the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum, talks to us about the man who created the Cherokee syllabary and how this development changed the Cherokee Nation forever.

Image of the Syllabary

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E76 The Ancient Art of Chair Caning

with Silver River Center for Chair Caning

Episode Notes

Dave Klingler from Silver River Center for Chair Caning shares the history of this ancient practice, the patterns, the skills necessary, and how the tradition of woven seats is continued to this day.

Learn more about Silver River Center for Chair Caning at: https://silverriverchairs.com

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E75 Out of the Hills of Habersham...

the history of Lake Lanier

Episode Notes

Dr. Dee Gillespie of the University of North Georgia shares with us the history and impact of Lake Lanier on Northeast Georgia, and beyond. Learn about the controversy surrounding the creation of the lake, the communities that once were (now underwater), lake legends, and what Lake Lanier offers locals and travelers to this day.

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E74 For the Love of Tea

an inTEAresting conversion with the Tea Mistress!

Episode Notes

How did tea become such a popular and culturally significant beverage over the centuries? Amanda Vermillion, a.k.a. The Tea Mistress, takes us on the journey of tea from the process of producing it to tea ceremonies and more.

Learn more about The Tea Mistress at https://theteamistress.com/about/

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E73 The N.C. White Photography Collection

Episode Notes

The History Center recently acquired thousands of glass negatives from local Gainesville, Georgia photography N. C. White who was clearly a master of photography in the late 1800s and early 1900s. This collection was provided to us by today's guest, photographic historian and collector Bill Riley. Hear the fascinating story behind this collection in this episode. More info at: www.negahc.org

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