2024 Student Research Conference:
37th Annual Student Research Conference

Displaying Eugenics: The Relationship Between Harry Laughlin and Museums

Vela H. Lightle
Dr. Jason J. McDonald , Faculty Mentor

This presentation looks at the relationship Harry Laughlin had with three significant museums in the early 1930s. Harry Laughlin's relationship with these museums shows a significant effort to use museums as a tool for the spread of eugenics to the public. 

Keywords: eugenics , exhibit, museums, Laughlin

Museum Studies

Presentation Type: Oral Presentation

Session: 402-1
Location: SUB Georgian Room A
Time: 2:00

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