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The Resource A fool's errand : creating the National Museum of African American History and Culture in the age of Bush, Obama, and Trump, Lonnie G. Bunch III

A fool's errand : creating the National Museum of African American History and Culture in the age of Bush, Obama, and Trump, Lonnie G. Bunch III

Label
A fool's errand : creating the National Museum of African American History and Culture in the age of Bush, Obama, and Trump
Title
A fool's errand
Title remainder
creating the National Museum of African American History and Culture in the age of Bush, Obama, and Trump
Statement of responsibility
Lonnie G. Bunch III
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Founding Director Lonnie Bunch's inside story of how the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture was created. By turns inspiring, funny, frustrating, quixotic, and bittersweet, this is his deeply personal tale of the challenges and rewards of bringing a nationally acclaimed new institution to life"--
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Provided by publisher
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LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bunch, Lonnie G
Dewey number
069.09753
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.53.W3
LC item number
N383 2019
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • National Museum of African American History and Culture (U.S.)
  • African Americans
  • Museums
  • Museums
Target audience
adult
Label
A fool's errand : creating the National Museum of African American History and Culture in the age of Bush, Obama, and Trump, Lonnie G. Bunch III
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What happens to a dream deferred? -- You end as you begin -- Now that you have it, what you gonna do with it? -- Designing a dream -- Finding the stuff of history -- Realizing a dream takes money -- Befriending presidents and managing Congress: a long way from New Jersey -- Exhibiting American history through an African American lens: making a way out of no way -- All in the family: building a community of caring colleagues -- Filling the hole: the challenge of building on the National Mall -- Welcoming America home: the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture -- A first year of surprise and wonder: helping America to remember
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 276 pages
Isbn
9781588346681
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2019001828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1089275852
  • (OCoLC)1089275852
  • (OCoLC)on1089275852
  • (OCoLC)1089275852
Label
A fool's errand : creating the National Museum of African American History and Culture in the age of Bush, Obama, and Trump, Lonnie G. Bunch III
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What happens to a dream deferred? -- You end as you begin -- Now that you have it, what you gonna do with it? -- Designing a dream -- Finding the stuff of history -- Realizing a dream takes money -- Befriending presidents and managing Congress: a long way from New Jersey -- Exhibiting American history through an African American lens: making a way out of no way -- All in the family: building a community of caring colleagues -- Filling the hole: the challenge of building on the National Mall -- Welcoming America home: the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture -- A first year of surprise and wonder: helping America to remember
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 276 pages
Isbn
9781588346681
Isbn Type
: HRD
Lccn
2019001828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1089275852
  • (OCoLC)1089275852
  • (OCoLC)on1089275852
  • (OCoLC)1089275852

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