Tag Archives: patriotism

Seeing The Presidents Through Glass

Seeing The Presidents Through Glass

Pressed Glass as Patriotism Daniel Jay Grimminger, Ph.D. Since at least the 1820s, North American memorabilia has appealed to the patriotic spirit by portraying the presidents who Americans so dearly loved. Manufacturers of material goods charmed the working class-especially the women, who had control over their parlor rooms that “overflowed with store-bought mass-produced objects, carefully […]

Museum Highlights: May 2016

Museum Highlights: May 2016

American Sound and Beauty – The Country Music Hall of Fame Nashville, TN The Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville is currently running the exhibit American Sound and Beauty: Guitars from the Bachman Gretsch Collection, which ends July 10th. Featuring seventy-five vintage guitars from the early 1930s to the early 1980s, this show offers […]