The Story of the Stuff: Issues in Temporary Memorial Preservation

Case Studies

To dive further into this complicated issue of preservation, this module will examine the response and decision-making process in three specific cases where a public tragedy resulting in an outpouring of condolences from around the world: 

ESSENTIAL QUESTION: What should we do with all this stuff?

Based on your experience and knowledge before finishing this module, do you believe that every item left at a spontaneous shrine is worth preserving?

YES, I think so.                           NO.

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