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)