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This Reader draws from the works of Robert E. Gard, professor at the University of Wisconsin, Extension. His chief areas of activity were in the theatre arts and in creative writing, with a strong side activity in collecting and publishing the folklore of the state. He established the functional area of arts development under University Extension and remained a specialist in the arts in smaller communities and rural areas.
MSL Academic Endeavors
Artists and community, Folklorists writings, Storytelling, Wisconsin in literature, Wisconsin Folklore
American Literature | Arts Management | Folklore | Nonfiction
Gard, Robert E.; Gard Ewell, Maryo Gard; and MacLaughlin, LaMoine, "The Robert E. Gard Reader : To Change the Face of America, From Writings by Robert E. Gard" (2010). Scholarship Collection. 2.