D Listers of History

[Sidebar] Ethically Managing Unethical Museum Collections

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The Penn Museum recently raised the ire of community groups and historians for their handling of the Morton Collection. We will explore what the Morton Collection is, its legacy and why people are once again upset with the Penn Museum.

A few places to get more information:

https://www.phillyvoice.com/penn-museum-burial-ceremony-morton-cranial-collection/

https://whyy.org/articles/penn-museum-burial-remains-morton-collection/

https://findingceremony.com/

https://www.penn.museum/about-collections/statements-and-policies/morton-cranial-collection

https://www.penn.museum/sites/expedition/the-samuel-george-morton-cranial-collection/

 

Thank you to April Keez for the use of the songs “Misfit” and “Grow Up” from the Album Mountainview. Find her album on Bandcamp.

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