A virtual event produced by the Center for the History of Business, Technology, and Society featuring in-depth talks with staff and scholars about moments in U.S. history documented by collections at the Hagley Library.
Hagley History Hangout
Upcoming History Hangouts
Programs Now Available
Roger Horowitz interviews Ai Hisano about her recent book, Visualizing Taste: How Business Changed the Look of What You Eat (Harvard University Press, 2019). Hisano, a senior lecturer at Kyoto University, used Hagley materials about DuPont’s Cellophane in her research.
Digitization and Metadata Coordinator Skylar Harris walks visitors through the process of how underutilized and unidentified image collections at the Hagley Library are selected for digitization and examined for evidence to discover their origins and stories.