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Robert H. Casey

museum curator

Robert H. Casey, museum curator. Curator museum exhibit Under the Skin: The Changing Anatomy of American Automobiles, 1989, Made in America, 1992. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society For Industrial Archeology (board directors 1986-1989, nominating committee 1989-1992), Society for History of Technology, Phi Alpha Theta.

Background

Casey, Robert H. was born on November 23, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Fred Lewis and Willie Belle (Hamby) Casey.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 1968. Bachelor of Science, Towson State University, 1976. Master of Arts, University Delaware, 1982.

Career

Mechanical engineer Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Sparrows Point, Maryland, 1968-1980. Archival assistant Hagley Library., Greenville, Delaware, 1982-1983. Historian Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York City, 1983-1984.

Curator Sloss Furnaces National History Landmark, Birmingham, Alabama, 1984-1988, Detroit History Museum, 1988-1991, Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village, Dearborn, Michigan, since 1991. Consultant History Society of Western Pennsylvania, 1987, State History Society of Wisconsin, 1991-1992, Art & Architecture Thesaurus, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1992.

Works

  • Co-author: A Century of Electricals, 1984. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Curator museum exhibit Under the Skin: The Changing Anatomy of American Automobiles, 1989, Made in America, 1992. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society For Industrial Archeology (board directors 1986-1989, nominating committee 1989-1992), Society for History of Technology, Phi Alpha Theta.

Connections

Married Julia Kathleen Hayes, June 22, 1968.