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The Allure of Collecting Arms and Armor

I’m very pleased to introduce Donald LaRocca, Curator of the Department of Arms and Armor at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He’s been managing the Met’s collections of arms and armor for almost three decades, and he recently served as a consultant for our recent and current exhibit, “Arts of War, Artistry, and Weapons Across…

By Luis Garrison October 14, 2019 0

Mary Rockwell’s Interview

Mary Rockwell: My name is Mary Rockwell. Spell it? M-a-r-y R-o-c-k-w-e-l-l. Cindy Kelly: Very good. What was your maiden name? Rockwell: Compton. Kelly: And how is that spelled? Rockwell: C-o-m-p-t-o-n. Kelly: Okay. Is there a funny story attached with that? Rockwell: Yes. My sister, her husband having been head of the Y-12 Beta process, was…

By Luis Garrison October 13, 2019 0

Timeless Tractors

FUNDING FOR THIS PROGRAM WAS PROVIDED BY: THE IOWA FARM BUREAU FEDERATION, WHICH CELEBRATES 85 YEARS OF AGRICULTURE AND RURAL IOWA AND SALUTES IOWA PUBLIC TELEVISION’S STRONG COMMITMENT AND YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE CITIZENS OF IOWA; BY THE RC2 CORPORATION, PROVIDING THE DIE-CAST TOY COLLECTOR WITH A VARIETY OF MODELS INCLUDING CASE, INTERNATIONAL, JOHN…

By Luis Garrison October 12, 2019 0