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Dan Ward – Boom and Bust

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

FREE

Continuing the partnership between the  Seneca Museum and the Women’s National Historical Park  our next program is being presented in the Guntzel Theatre in the Visitor Center of Women’s Rights National Historical Park

DANIEL FRANKLIN WARD, PhD, (a native of Seneca Falls) is a folklorist, historian and an independent consultant in cultural research, cultural resources management and presentation. He has directed research, fieldwork, documentation, development, production and presentation historical projects for various organizations throughout the United States. Since 2005 Dr. Ward has co-directed a statewide consortium of organizations and individuals who have developed a number of Erie Canal-related projects conducted in ports along the length of the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor.

The most recent of these efforts is a documentary film, BOOM AND BUST: AMERICA’S JOURNEY ON THE ERIE CANAL. This film, co-produced by Dr. Ward and and Steve Zeitlin and directed by Academy Award-winning filmmaker, Paul Wagner, is a meditation on economic cycles and the American Dream. This remarkable film tells the story of industrial expansion and decline along the Erie Canal, and examines its impact on the lives of workers in steel , grain, textiles and shipping. In the wake of economic collapse, can the people of America’s cities find meaning and worth? Produced by City Lore, the Erie Canal Museum and American Focus, Inc. There are several scenes filmed in Seneca Falls.

 

Details

Date:
June 29
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
Website:
http://www.senecamuseum.com

Organizer

Seneca Museum
Phone:
315.568.1510
Email:
info@senecamuseum.com
Website:
www.senecamuseum.com

Venue

WESLEYAN Chapel – Women’s Rights National Historical Park
136 Fall Street
Seneca Falls, NY 13148 United States
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