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"What's good for business is good for the city" : interpreting Dallas and the railroad connection.

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dc.contributor.advisor Hafertepe, Kenneth, 1955-
dc.contributor.author Steed, Alyssa Taylor.
dc.contributor.other Baylor University. Dept. of Museum Studies. en
dc.date.copyright 2011-05
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2104/8172
dc.description.abstract In recent years, historic house museums have experienced a decrease in visitorship. In order for these institutions to survive, measures need to be taken to revamp their interpretive plans. The purpose of this project is to aid Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park reinterpret the on-site railroad depot in accordance with their new interpretive plan “All Roads Lead to Dallas.” In this sense, “road” refers not only to literal transportation routes and railways, but also passages for new ideas and attitudes. In undertaking this project, research will be conducted in order to gain historical evidence for changes to be made to buildings in accordance with the new theme. The second phase of this project is to aid in the preliminary planning of the exhibit including creating a conceptual preliminary design of the railroad depot. en
dc.rights Baylor University projects are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission. Contact libraryquestions@baylor.edu for inquiries about permission. en
dc.subject Museums. en
dc.subject Railroad. en
dc.subject Interpreting historic sites. en
dc.subject Crisis in museums. en
dc.title "What's good for business is good for the city" : interpreting Dallas and the railroad connection. en
dc.type Project en
dc.description.degree M.A. en
dc.rights.accessrights Worldwide access en
dc.contributor.department Museum Studies en


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