Vermont Humanities

Carrie Brown

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Image of Carrie BrownCarrie Brown earned a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia, specializing in the connections between American literature and folklore. She soon shifted her interest to the broader field of American Studies—working on a wide range of topics, from the history of aviation, to the rich culture of New England towns, to the work of men, women, and children in American factories.

She has been a museum curator and exhibit developer for more than 25 years, and she is the author of books, magazine articles, and exhibition catalogues.

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Talks by Carrie Brown

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Rosie’s Mom: Forgotten Women of the First World War

Carrie Brown reveals the courage of the women workers of the First World War, who rolled up their sleeves and entered industries where they had never been welcome before.

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The First Arsenal of Democracy: “High-Tech” in the Connecticut Valley, 1795-1900

Carrie Brown explores the role of the Connecticut River Valley, with an emphasis on Vermont, in developing the military technology that changed American life.

Vermont Humanities*** June 27, 2016