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Last Name
Sumpter Priddy III, Inc
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museums, material culture, servants, 18th century, living history, historic costume
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About Me

Material culture specialist with a passion for museums and living history, I study the lives of working women in late colonial and early Federal America.

Recent Publications

2016 “Interpretation and Disruption in Historic House Museums” Bulletin of the Association of Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums 45:4 (Winter 2016)


2012 “Souvenirs of War” Rhode Island History 70:2 (Summer/Fall 2012): 74-86.


2010 “In Other Rooms, Other Times.” In The John Brown House Museum: A Passion for the Past, edited by C. Morgan Grefe, 28-33.  Providence: Rhode Island Historical Society.


Media Coverage
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
18th century
Expertise by Topic
American Revolution, Museums, Public History, Women