Down East 2013 ©
The Way We Worked is a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit that explores the importance of work in American culture by tracing the many changes that affected the workforce and work environments over the past 150 years. The Way We Worked will be on view at Museum L-A from Feb. 8 through May 4, 2013. Adapted from an original exhibition developed by the National Archives, the exhibit draws from the Archives' rich photographic collections to tell the story of work in American culture.
The Way We Worked is organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) and is adapted from an original exhibition developed by the National Archives and Records Administration. Historic New England is partnering with SITES for their Museum on Main Street initiative to host this exhibition across New England and has asked Museum L-A to host the exhibit. Museum on Main Street (MOMs) is a national/state/local partnership to bring exhibitions and programs to rural cultural organizations.Support for Museum on Main Street has been provided by the United States Congress. Museum L-A is working with the Maine Humanities Council to bring this exhibit to the state of Maine.