Feelings and things

Many historians are grounded in the belief that objects are not supposed to cause you to have feelings. When it comes to this stuff, though, each thing has its own little human story. How can you not feel a personal connection?

William Bird, author, Souvenir Nation (2013).


3 thoughts on “Feelings and things

  1. Eric Tonningsen

    Said smilingly, I worked in DC for eight years. My comment was a slight to historians and their interpretations. I concur there exist personal connections, to which we can each uniquely relate.


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