“Savannah as a History Classroom” An Interview with Lydia Moreton, the Curator of Collections for the Coastal Heritage Society

Editorial introduction

ethan interviewLydia Moreton, the Curator of Collections for the Coastal Heritage Society, is an Armstrong graduate, who earned her Masters in Public History in 1999. During the fall semester of 2016 she began her first adventure in teaching, spearheading a museums study class for both graduate and undergraduate students. During this time, she agreed to be interviewed for our journal. A range of topics were discussed, from how she hoped her students would benefit from her class to her current job and the many responsibilities that come with it. What follows are excerpts from this discussion, the first taking place on a park bench in Chippewa Square on September 27, 2016 and the second, a month later, just outside City Hall on October 27, 2016.

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History Matters: An Interview with Dr. June Hopkins

If you were a history major with a serious interest in 20th-century United States history, particularly the New Deal, welfare policy, or FDR, then you are more than familiar with Dr. June Hopkins, who has officially announced her retirement after teaching American history for almost two decades at Armstrong. As a senior who has taken two of Dr. Hopkins’ classes, I was very happy to have the opportunity to interview this well-respected professor.

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