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BC: References: Glaser, J. R., & Zenetou, A. A. (1996). Museums: A Place to Work, Planning Museum Careers. New York, NY: Routledge. Schlatter, N. E. (2008). Museum Careers: A Practical Guide for Students and Novices. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press.

FC: "Now the museum and picnic could be combined and the whole family might share in the enjoyment of the national heritage" (Glaser, J.R & Zenetou, A.A (1996) pg 19). | WESTON House Museum and Farmstead

1: Parts of Weston date back to 1753 and construction was completed on the house by 1890. The chief information officer or director would be responsible for placing Weston on the National Register of Historic Places.

2: The curator and exhibit designer would be responsible for the hall tree and WWII clothing. | The educator "writes text and designs material's to be used by the museum's on and off site audiences" and the docents(Schlatter, N.E. (2008) pg 80). The printing staff provides the information on the tables and objects throughout the property.

3: The curator and the exhibit designer would collect and display the items and the conservator would restore these pieces. The new archivist "is responsible for the proper handling and storage conditions for all documents, photographs, and films... as records"(Glaser, J.R & Zenetou, A.A (1996) pg 72).

4: The curator, exhibit designer, and conservator are all engaged in pulling together the objects in the kitchen and help the facility department maintain the care of the buildings.

5: The barn and blacksmith items are preserved by the conservator and the educator is in charge of description cards on all equipment and buildings.

6: The development staff "handles everything from the donation box at the museum's entrance...to organizing fundraising" for the renovation and hiring of an historic architect and historic construction team (Schlatter, N.E. (2008) pg 76). This, slave quarters/ caretakers duplex, will be the last of the 13 buildings on the property to be completed.

7: The facilities department has the job of "physical care and maintenance of the buildings and grounds" and the also provide and maintain the security system (Glaser, J.R. & Zenetou, A.A. (1996) pg. 99).

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