Gaithersburg Book Festival (2015) -- Tim Grove ("A Grizzly in the Mail"):
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Description of Pictures: Tim Grove: A Grizzly in the Mail:
Tim Grove has worked as a public historian for more than 20 years and currently works as the chief of museum learning at the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum. His career has included positions at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, the Missouri Historical Society and a graduate internship at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation in Virginia. During the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial, Grove helped develop the national exhibition which traveled the country. As both a historian and educator, Tim strives to find creative ways to engage diverse audiences with history and to demonstrate the relevance of the past. He has taught classes about museum practice at Webster University in St. Louis and the University of Turabo in Puerto Rico. He co-authored "The Museum Educator’s Manual" and originated and continues to write the History Bytes column in History News. He has been published in the Journal of American History, Perspectives on American History, History News and Gateway Heritage. He received the 2008 Smithsonian Education Achievement award, graduated from the Smithsonian Palmer Leadership Development Program and sits on the steering committee of the History Relevance Campaign. He holds an M.A. in history from George Mason University.
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2015 photos: Equipment this year: I mostly used my Fuji XS-1 camera but, depending on the event, I also used a Nikon D7000.
I retired from the US Census Bureau in god-forsaken Suitland, Maryland on my 58th birthday in May. Yee ha!
Trips this year:
a quick trip to Florida.
two Civil War Trust conferences (Raleigh, NC and Richmond, VA), and
my 10th consecutive San Diego Comic-Con trip (including Los Angeles).
Ego Strokes: Carolyn Cerbin used a Kevin Costner photo in her USA Today article. Miss DC pictures were used a few times in the Washington Post.
Number of photos taken this year: just over 550,000.
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