Emily R. Benoit

Lights Out, Curtains Closed: Preservation Preparations in the Radio Room

Putting the final touches into our preparations to the Radio Room - and mitigating irreversible environmental damage to our precious collections.

A Team Effort: The Search for Packard Motor Car Company Employees

Our quest to document an historical record of the PMCC's employees continues! Fortunately, we have YOU to help us out.
Packard Proving Grounds

A Different Kind of Drafting: Hidden History in the Packard Proving Grounds Office

Make some future plans with the help of a well-used relic from the past!
Emily R. Benoit

Always Check Your Pockets: Messages from the Past

Some unexpected historical help was found while working with one of the PPG's most interesting artifacts.
Valor Image Productions

Hosting Your Special Event at the Packard Proving Grounds

Guest blogger Risha Lewis offers some tips for planning a successful event at the PPG.
Emily R. Benoit

Plastic and Party Lines: Love for Landline Telephones

Exploring the form and function of an (unexpected) visitor favorite: the rotary telephone.
Emily R. Benoit

The Smallest Room in the House: Exploring 20th Century Bathrooms

A public exposé on any house's most private room.
Emily R. Benoit

They're Scotties, Not "Boxers": Some Simple Storage Tips

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Not quite a doghouse, but we're putting these puppies away for safekeeping!

Gimme Five! A Volunteer's Unexpected Discovery on the Grounds

You never know cool things you'll find when you volunteer at the PPG!