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Exhibits

    World Famous: The Olivers and the American Dream

    March 7, 2020 - March 7, 2021

    Changing Gallery

    Presenting Sponsor

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    The story of the Olivers’ successful achievement of the American dream is shared in The History Museum’s compelling exhibit about the family, their worldwide business, and the community in which they lived.

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    Votes for Women

    August 15, 2020 – March 21, 2021

    Carroll Gallery

    It was 100 years ago on August 18, 1920, that women’s suffrage reached a monumental turning point when ratification of the 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution was achieved. This exhibit was written in conjunction with Jamie Wagman, Ph.D., Saint Mary’s College, and her students.

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    Full Circle: Shakespearean Culture at Notre Dame

    August 24, 2019 – September 7, 2021

    Ernestine M. Raclin Gallery of Notre Dame History

    The History Museum is proud to collaborate with Shakespeare at Notre Dame on an exhibit that showcases the past, present, and future of Shakespearean performance, analysis, and culture at the University of Notre Dame. 

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    Unseen Treasures of the Oliver Mansion

    Permanent Exhibit

    Items from the Oliver Mansion that aren’t normally seen on a house tour are on display in this permanent exhibit.

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    Polished in Public, Fierce on the Field: The AAGPBL

    Permanent Exhibit

    The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League was started in 1943 and was active until 1954.

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    Voyages: The History of the St. Joseph Valley Region

    Permanent Exhibit

    Through seven rooms of life-like dioramas and interactive displays, Voyages tells the compelling story of the people of the St. Joseph River Valley.

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    The Mary Jane Clark Miniature Lamp Collection

    Permanent Exhibit

    This display of miniature lamps features over 250 items displayed in eight mirrored cases.

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