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Watertown Regional Library (Watertown, SD 57201-0250)
Raynette L. Schulte (Project Director: April 2008 to present)
John Adams Unbound: A Traveling Exhibition to Libraries

"John Adams Unbound" is a traveling exhibition based upon a larger exhibition of the same name developed by the Boston Public Library. The exhibition uses the lens of John Adam's personal library of 3,500 volumes-deposited in teh Boston Public Library in 1894-to reveal and examine for a nationl audience how the intellectual content and the historical context of Adams's reading reflected, shaped, and informed his world and revolutionary views. The story told in the exhibition is that of a great man committed to a lifelong scholarly humanistic endeavor that profoundly influenced his beliefs and actions. The exhibition travels to 20 public and academic libraries; a planning seminar for librarians and related educational materials support the tour.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Small Grants to Libraries: John Adams Unbound

Public Programs

$2,500 (approved)
$2,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
11/1/2008 – 12/31/2012