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Eitan Freedenberg is an intern in the Collections Department at RMSC and a PhD Candidate in Visual and Cultural Studies at the University of Rochester. During his time in Western New York, he has also worked as a research assistant, exhibition curator, prison educator, and architectural photographer. His areas of research include early twentieth century American architecture, industrialization and mass production, world expos and cultural spectacles, and historic preservation.

Breaking Barriers One Building at a Time: The Story of Thomas Wilson Boyde, Jr.

Breaking Barriers One Building at a Time: The Story of Thomas Wilson Boyde, Jr.

Amid a packed crowd of faces—stern men with slicked hair and tight neckties, their heads craned en masse to examine an architectural drawing laid out on a table below—one individual, seated in the front row of this photograph, stands out.

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