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Gretchen Herrmann

Gretchen Herrmann

Gretchen Herrmann, Library, presented a paper on March 30 at the Society for Applied Anthropology in Baltimore, Md. Her paper, titled “Exchanging Memories, Emotions and a Little Cash: Alternative Economic Exchange in the US Garage Sale,” covered extended case studies of garage sale participants who sold items that still retained important emotional value and/or memories. She also addressed how the sellers incorporated their emotional values into the exchange.