Brooke Hindle, 82, historian, academician and author who directed what is now the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History from 1974 to 1978, died of pneumonia June 3 at the Wilson Health Care Center of Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg.
"He felt very strongly that history, in part, provided a framework for understanding our country and our future direction, and for that reason he was widely respected in his field.".
He then began a 24-year career at New York University, where he was a professor, dean of the College at University Heights and head of the university's History Department.
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He was a member of the American Philosophical Society, the Royal Society of Arts, the Society for the History of Technology, the Cosmos Club and the Episcopal Church of the Ascension in Gaithersburg. Originally….
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Dr. Hindle helped raise the museum's public image as it prepared exhibits, symposiums, books and other educational material celebrating the country's 200th birthday.
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He grew up in the "Beaches" of Toronto a big fan of Elvis Presley and rock n' roll. Brooke Hindle, 82, historian, academician and author who directed what is now the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of American History from … The principal theme is the importance of technological transfer. You may unsubscribe at any time.
If you have to customize your Internet security settings, follow steps a & b, then go to step 5: Check that you entered your information correctly. He lectured frequently, combining his interests in photography and travel to develop slide lectures for classes and talks to scholarly groups. Engines of Change is based on a Smithsonian Institution exhibit of the same title. by Brooke Hindle. Prices may vary in store. First published in 1964. Brooke Hindle. As director, he was known for his modesty and preference for engaging in research instead of attending fundraisers. |January 1, 2001. Mini Bio (1) Born in Halifax to a Royal Canadian Navy father, Art's mother soon had him back in their home town of Toronto, Ontario. Please see your welcome email for exclusions and details. A former Bethesda resident, Dr. Hindle was a Philadelphia native who attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology before graduating from Brown University in 1940.
If your postal code might be further than 25kms from a store, try entering a city name instead. * Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. Upon his resignation in 1978, he continued with his life's work, researching the role of technology and objects in the social history of the United States as historian emeritus of the museum. In addition to overseeing those activities, he presided over the opening of the museum's Dibner Library, which houses collections of rare books and documents, and supported efforts to strengthen historical research and emphasized the importance of U.S. history and cultural education. Plus, enjoy 10% off your next online purchase over $50. Download … Brooke Hindle’s most popular book is Technology in America: A History of Individuals and Ideas. …
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Keep supporting great journalism by turning off your ad blocker. Sign up to get exclusive offers, the best in books & more. † Conditions apply. In 1974, S. Dillon Ripley, then secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, selected Dr. Hindle to served as director of what was at the time the National Museum of History and Technology. Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Helen Morris Hindle of Gaithersburg; two children, Margaret Hindle Hazen of Bethesda and Donald M. Hindle of Greenwich, N.J.; a brother; and six grandchildren.
He received a doctorate in history from the University of Pennsylvania in 1949 and briefly worked for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, a research organization supported by Colonial Williamsburg and the College of William and Mary. Error rating book. David Rittenhouse. Welcome back. Hardcover. $37.04. Although shy as a child, he grew to be a rebellious and independent teenager. Or purchase a subscription for unlimited access to real news you can count on.
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