Tattoo Resources supporting Designs of Duty exhibit

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Currently featured in the Marvin Foyer of Booth Library is the Designs of Duty exhibit of military tattoos.

“an exhibit featuring East Central Illinois veterans and their service-related tattoos, Designs of Duty will be on display at Booth Library from Jan. 22 through May 11, 2018.

“Designs of Duty” tells the stories of seven military veterans who served our country over a 45-year period throughout Asia and Europe. Veterans featured in the exhibit are Eric Hiltner and Wilson Reynolds of Charleston, Ken Fernandes of Newman, Random Clavin of Nokomis, Adam Griffy of Olney, Shane Wright of Shelbyville and Lyle Gordon of Towanda.

The exhibit also features several titles from Booth’s collections about military tattoos and body art in general. These titles are on display and available for check out in the Marvin Foyer.

In addition to these books, Booth also has Electronic Encyclopedia entries on the topic, and scholarly articles via JSTOR from many academic disciplines.

  • 100 Years Of Tattoos
  • McComb, David,
  • GT2345 .M4185 2015x
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  • Bodies Of Subversion: A Secret History Of Women and Tattoo
  • Mifflin, Margot, 1960-
  • GT2345 .M54 2013x
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  • Chick Ink: 40 Stories Of Tattoos–and the Women Who Wear Them
  • GT2345 .H84 2007
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  • Inked: Tattoos and Body Art Around the World
  • DeMello, Margo.
  • GT2345 .D46 2014
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  • Long Goodbye: Khe Sanh Revisited
  • Archer, Michael, 1948-
  • DS557.8.K5 A725 2016
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  • Patch Of Ground: Khe Sanh Remembered
  • Archer, Michael, 1948-
  • DS557.8.K5 A73 2004
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  • Pen & Ink: Tattoos and the Stories Behind Them
  • Fitzgerald, Isaac.
  • GT2345 .F57 2014
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  • Tattoo Culture: Theory and Contemporary Contexts
  • Barron, Lee, 1970-
  • GT2345 .B43 2017
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  • Tattoo Dictionary: An A-z Guide to Choosing Your Tattoo
  • Aitken-Smith, Trent,
  • GT2345 .A395 2016x
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  • Tattooed Lady: A History
  • Osterud, Amelia Klem.
  • GT2346.U6 O87 2009
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  • Tattoos in American Visual Culture
  • Fenske, Mindy, 1969-
  • GT2345 .F455 2007
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