Publications

The list of selected staff publications may be searched by keyword or author and can be sorted by year.

"Seeking 'The One Best Way': Frank and Lillian Gilbreth's Time-Motion Photographs 1910–1924," Labor’s Heritage, Vol. 7, No. 2, Fall 1995, pp 30–61.
"Communicating Business: Corporate Agendas Through Photographs," Antenna, Vol. 7, No. 2, April 1995, pp. 4–5.
"Bringing Sweatshops into the Museum," with Harry Rubenstein. In Sweatshops USA, Richard Greenwald and Daniel Bender, eds., Taylor and Francis Books, Inc., New York, 2003
"Presenting History: Democracy on Display," Exhibitionist, Vol. 14, No. 2, Fall 1995, pp. 18–21.
"Industrial Photographs," in At First Sight: Photography and the Smithsonian, Merry Foresta ed., Smithsonian Press, summer 2003.
"Elizabeth Brayer, George Eastman: A Biography. Book Review," Technology and Culture, October, 1998, vol. 39, no. , pp. 784–785.
Who’s in Charge: Constructed Realities, et al, SITES, Washington, D.C. 1992.
“Hillotypes: A Sad Tale of Invention,” Photographic History, Spring 2000, Vol. 24, No. 1, p. 52.
Cutting Tool Engineering, "History of Tools" series: "1989-1991: The Development of high-speed Steel", June, 1989; "Bicycle Wheels and Grinding Wheels", August, 1989; "The World’s Most Elegant Lathe", October, 1989; "Evolution of Drilling", February, 1990 ; "Threading Through History", August, 1990; "“The Milling-Machine Revolution", October, 1990; "“Hand Files", February 1991; "Gaging Change", March, 1991.
"Experiences from the Front Line: Presenting a Controversial Exhibition during the Culture Wars," Public Historian, Vol. 22 No. 3, summer 2000, p. 67–86.
“J. B. Colt at Chautauqua,” Rittenhouse, vol 2, no 2, February 1988.
Between a Rock and a Hard Place: A History of American Sweatshops, 1820– Present, with Harry Rubenstein. UCLA Asian American Studies Center, Los Angeles, Calif., 1999.
"M. Susan Barger and William White, The Daguerreotype Nineteenth-Century Technology and Modern Science and John Wood (edited by), America and the Daguerreotype. Book Review," Technology and Culture, vol 34, no 2, April 1993.
"What Do We Keep?" with Steven Lubar. Invention and Technology, Spring 1999, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 28–38.
Smithsonian Treasures of American History. New York: Collins, 2006.
“Both an Honor and an Advantage: American Art Potters and the Smithsonian” in Style 1900, Spring 2001.

An article on the relationship between the Smithsonian and art pottery makers in the late 19th and early 20th century.

“A New and Finer Era: Innovation, Expansion, and the Cambridge Tile Manufacturing Company,” in The Tile Heritage Journal, Spring 2003.

An article about a Kentucky tile making firm that donated some of its products to the Smithsonian in 1899.

"Report of the President’s Advisory Committee on the Points of Light Initiative Foundation," with Patty Wise, Government Printing Office, December 1990.
"Report of the Task Force on International Education," with Jean McDonald, National Governors’ Association, February 1989.
From Ephemeral to Enduring:The Politics of Recording and Exhibiting Bracero Memory
Unionizing the Impossible: Ernesto Galarza and Alianza de Braceros Confront PL78
Defiant Braceros: How Migrant Workers Fought for Racial, Sexual, and Political Freedom. University of North Carolina Press,
Defiant Braceros: How Migrant Workers Fought for Racial, Sexual, and Political Freedom. University of North Carolina Press,
Defiant Braceros: How Migrant Workers Fought for Racial, Sexual, and Political Freedom. University of North Carolina Press,
“Can Museums Allow Online Users to Become Participants?” In The Digital Museum: A Think Guide, ed. Herminia Din and Phyllis Hecht. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums, 2007.

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