Table of contents for Interpreting historic house museums / edited by Jessica Foy Donnelly.

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  Jessica Foy Donnelly

 1   Past, Present, and Future: The Place of the House Museum in the
     Museum Community                                                 18
        Patrick H. Butler III

 2   Interpretation Planning: Why and How                            43
        Barbara AbramoffLevy

 3   Interpreting the Whole House                                    61
        Rex M. Ellis

 4   Making Gender Matter: Interpreting Male and Female Roles in
     Historic House Museums                                          81
        Debra A. Reid

 5   Grounds for Interpretation: The Landscape Context of Historic
     House Museums                                                  III
        Catherine Howett

 6   The Historic House Furnishings Plan: Process and Product      128
        Bradley C Brooks

 7   "I Wish You Could Take a Peek at Us at the Present Moment":
     Infusing the Historic House with Characters and Activity       144
        Nancy E. Villa Bryk

 8   Balancing Our Commitments: Access and Historic Preservation     168
        Valerie Coons McAllister

 9   Historic House Tours That Succeed: Choosing the Best Tour
     Approach                                                        192
        Barbara Abramoff Levy

10   Creating Memorable Visits: How to Develop and Implement
     Theme-Based Tours                                              210
        Sandra Mackenzie Lloyd

11   Engaging Visitors through Effective Communication              231
        Margaret Piatt

12   Building a Tool Kit for Your Interpreters: Methods of Success
     from Drayton Hall                                              251
        Meggett B. Lavin

13   Endless Possibilities: Historic House Museum Programs That
     Make Educators Sing                                            269
       Jamie Credle

14   Programming at the Shadows: Education with a Mission           293
        Patricia L. Kahle