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National Cash Register Company’s Boys’ Garden: Shaping Working-Class Childhoods and Future Workers, 1897–1913

Design and Agency : Critical Perspectives on Identities, Histories, and Practices

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book Chapter

...National Cash Register Company owner John H. Patterson was well aware of public concern for the effects of industrialization on the moral and physical development of workers when his company first undertook welfare work in the mid-1890s...

Multum in Parvo : Scale and Agency in the Thorne Miniature Rooms

Design and Agency : Critical Perspectives on Identities, Histories, and Practices

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book Chapter

...The Thorne Miniature Rooms in the Art Institute of Chicago are easily one of the most popular exhibits in this world-renowned museum. Displayed in an intimate, low-ceilinged gallery on the lowest level of the museum, these diminutive rooms,...

For Modern Living Exhibition, Detroit (1949)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Chapter

...For Modern Living was a postwar design exhibition held in Detroit, Michigan, in 1949 and overseen by Alexander Girard (1907–93). As a highly regarded designer in his own right, Girard was well positioned to assemble the contents and curate...