Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World

benjamin franklin in search of a better world

Online Site Support Notebook

Welcome to the Online Site Support Notebook for the Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World Traveling Exhibition. This section is only for use by libraries hosting the exhibit. Here you will find information needed for planning programs, publicity, and hosting the exhibit. Some of the links on this page are for Microsoft Word documents. If you have Word installed on your computer, you will be able to read, print and edit these documents. If you do not have Word, you can view the documents by downloading the Microsoft Word Viewer. You will then be able to view, but not change, the documents listed below.

General Information
Exhibition Itinerary
Exhibition Discussion List
Use of NEH Grant
Exhibit Display and Security
Tell Your Legislators
The Americans with Disabilities Act

Official Exhibition Credits
Publicity Approval
Guidelines for Use of PR Images
PR Image Captions and Credits
Sample Media Alert/Calendar Listing
Sample Letter to Media/Community Groups
Sample News Release
Sample Public Service Announcement
Basic Promotion Guide
Benjamin Franklin Brochure (PDF)
Benjamin Franklin Poster (PDF)

Programming Ideas and Resources
Franklin Re-enactors
Speakers for Programs
Glass Armonica Players
Programs for Younger Audiences
Programs with Schools/Web Sites with Lesson Plans
Fundraising Information
Grants for Humanities Programs

Exhibition Support Materials
Exhibition Themes
Resume of Benjamin Franklin (Word)
Benjamin Franklin, Entrepreneur
Books and Essays for Adult Readers
Books for Younger Readers
Benjamin Franklin Web Sites
Films and Videos
Complete Exhibit Script (Word)

Exhibition Logistics
Shipping and Receiving
Condition/Damage Report Form (Word)

Panel Layouts for Benjamin Franklin Exhibition
Section One (PDF)
Section Two (PDF)
Section Three (PDF)
Section Four (PDF)
Section Five (PDF)
Section Six (PDF)
Exhibition Installation Guide (PDF)

Final Report Forms
Library Final Report Form (Word)
NEH Grant Final Report Form (Word)