Road Show: Object Lists, Layout Photos, Galleries

Pages linked below provide access to: exhibtion text and object lists (curator’s installation and organization notes have not been removed; some links to Orbis, the Digital Library, and other resources have been added but these should NOT be understood to be comprehensive links to available scans, full text resources, or relevant collections); installation layout draft production photos for in-person exhibition; object galleries including available reference photos; curator’s related micro exhibitions and resource guides.

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NOTE: “DL” describes links to the Digital Library; “Orbis” links to the library catalog records; manuscript call numbers can be loacted in Archives at Yale; an “object image gallery” will include  available reference images and layout close up photos.

The full text of Road Show–in the form of exhibtion labels–is online here: Road Show Labels (full text PDF).

Exhibtion Sections

Road Show: Travel Papers in American Literature – Introduction Part 1

Road Show: Travel Papers in American Literature –Introduction Part 2

Fiesta: Ernest Hemingway in Pamplona, Spain

Travel Papers: Passports in Literary Archives

Idlewilde: The Black Eden

Black Power: Richard Wright in Accra 

Paris has at last “gotten” me: Gwendolyn Bennet in France, 1925-6

To the Woods: Henry David Thoreau at Walden Pond

Tender is the Night: F. Scott Fitzgerald on the French Riviera

Drive, He Said: American Writers and their Cars

Foreign Language: Erica Van Horn’s Italian Lessons

Jubilee Songs:  The Fisk University Jubilee Singers on Tour  

Guides to Safe Travel: African American Travel and Tourism

I best not linger here:  James Baldwin in Birmingham, Alabama

Dear Ron and Pat: Letters from Joe Brainard 

One Way Ticket: The Great Migration

The Steerage by Alfred Stieglitz

Telegrams from the Southwest: Georgia O’Keeffe, August 1929

Hiroshima: John Hersey in Japan

Piazza San Marco, Venice: Writers & Tourists

In Cold Blood: Truman Capote in Holcomb, Kansas

An airplane is made for writers: Gertrude Stein’s First Flight, November 7, 1934

Gleanings in Europe, By an American:  James Fenimore Cooper Abroad 

World Tour: Blanche Matthias, 1917

The World on One Cartoon a Day: Mo Willems’s Travel Diaries

Taking Pictures in China, Eve Arnold, 1979

Pictorial Rambles on the John Muir Trail: Miniatures by Donna and Peter Thomas

6 weeks more & I’ll be home: On the Road with Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show

Marseille Grace: James Welch and The Heartsong of Charging Elk

The Drama of the Family Drive