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Thomas A. Woods

Thomas A. Woods, PhD in American studies, University of Minnesota, is executive director emeritus of Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives. He has consulted for Hawai‘i museums for nearly thirty years, authored Knights of the Plow on nineteenth-century agricultural organizations and “A Portal to the Past: Property Taxes in the Kingdom of Hawai‘i,” Hawaiian Journal of History, and numerous essays on museum interpretation. In the late 1980s, he advocated perspectivistic interpretation at museums.