About this Site

Authors & Sponsors

Content Specialist & Prototype Design: Nancy L. Gallagher
Technical Director & Site Construction: Hope A. Greenberg, Humanities Computing Specialist, C.I.T., University of Vermont
Student technical assistants: Meg Ryan, Shane Barney, Ben Schacher
Sponsor: The WEB Project , Fern Tavalin, director, Beth Hughes, technical consultant

Participating Repositories

University of Vermont Libraries Special Collections
Vermont Public Records Division , A. John Yacavoni, Director, Steve Kelty, Reference & Research
American Philosophical Society Library , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Middlebury College Library , Robert Buckeye, Director of Special Collections


In addition to the contributing repositories, many individuals and organizations provided support for this project, through reviewing the site, offering suggestions, criticism and technical advice, sharing sources and insights, and sponsoring forums for discussion of eugenics in Vermont:

Abenaki Tribal Museum
Burlington Free Press
Center for the Book, "Genetics & Humanities" book discussion series
Center for Cultural Pluralism, University of Vermont
Center for Research on Vermont, University of Vermont
Center for Holocaust Studies, University of Vermont
Community Genetics & Ethics Project, Dr. David Yandell, director
Kevin Dann, author and historian
DNA Learning Center , David Micklos, director
Facing History and Ourselves , Alan Stoskopf, director
Patricia Fosness, web page design consultant
Paul Lombardo , Center for Biomedical Ethics, University of Virginia
Julius Paul, Professor Emeritus, SUNY Fredonia
Robert Hull Fleming Museum, "Long Shadows" exhibit by Michael Oatman
University of Vermont, Department of Education
Vermont Children's Aid Society
Vermont State Archives , D. Gregory Sanford, State Archivist

Many Vermonters throughout the state have participated in forums on this subject, raised questions, and shared their insights, experiences and memories. In countless ways, they have contributed to our understanding of this history, the issues it challenges us to ponder, and its legacies.

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