Research & Collections News
January 21, 2019
Bradley Fiske Partners with Sperry Gyroscope for More Realistic Battle Practice
Rear-Admiral Bradley A. Fiske (1854-1942) made a name for himself in the U.S. Navy as an innovator. Beginning in the 1880’s, he helped introduce improvements to ships and armaments such as using electric motors to move heavy guns, heavier armor, and electrically powered navigational instruments.
November 19, 2018
The Bears’ Dollhouse: A bit of warm (and fuzzy) holiday cheer
It isn’t unusual for museums to expand their collections to better illustrate the stories of the people, places or events they are telling. Last year Hagley was gifted a dollhouse, with a sweet story of its own, that made it more that just another museum artifact.