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Debra Anne Hashim

Museum Specialist (Graphics Manager)

Historical Collections Core Curriculum, The Campbell Center for Historic Preservation Studies, 1999.
M.A. in American Civilization, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, 1980.
B.A. cum laude in Government, Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts, 1977.

Research Specialties: 

- Political History collection images especially those pertaining to exhibitions and public programs, publications, and websites

- Graphics research for Political History collection exhibitions and public programs, publications, and websites

- Political History collection historical cartoons and prints

- Collection documentation and imaging

Role in Museum: 

I serve as Graphics Manager for Political History collections and provide overall collections support as needed

Projects: 

Current projects:
- Digitization of Political History collection objects
- Research of Political History collection political cartoons, illustrations, and prints
- Political History collection documentation and imaging
- Graphics research for Political History collection exhibitions and programs, publications, and websites. Most recent work has focused on the exhibition Creating Icons: How We Remember Woman Suffrage

Previous projects:
- Graphics research for book, exhibition, and website titled American Democracy A Great Leap of Faith; exhibition titled A First Lady's Debut; book titled the Smithsonian First Ladies collection; book titled The Smithsonian Book of Presidential Trivia; and book, exhibition, and website titled Abraham Lincoln: An Extraordinary Life
- Collection documentation and imaging
- Exhibition collections management
- Environmental monitoring of collection storage and exhibition spaces
- Collection inventories

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