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The Forgetting

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For Gorton Studios

Lead Developer: Drew Gorton
Design and Project Management: Erika Stenrick
Project Coordinator: Denise Beyer
Developer: Ronan Dowling
Writer: Jennifer Syltie Johnson

For TPT

Executive Producer: Naomi Boak
Researcher: Lorraine Kreahling
Production Assistant: Jeff Jones
Outreach Coordinator: Heidi VanHeel
Outreach Materials Copy Editor: Kristin Pederson
Administrative Assistance: Erica Marie Torres
Senior Production Manager: Norbert Een
Station Relations: Elaine Powell

Advisors

Content Advisor: Lisa Gwyther
Science Advisor: June Kinoshita
Scientific Reviewer: Tom Fagan

For the Living Center

Living Center Project Lead: Ted Selker, M.I.T. Media Lab
Living Center Programmer: Mike Plusch, Clear Methods
Living Center Java Programmer: Vadim Gerasimov
Living Center Designer: Jay Kamins

Special thanks to everyone who contributed to The Forgetting Site

Excerpts from The Alzheimer's Action Plan by P. Murali Doraiswamy, MD, and Lisa P. Gwyther, MSW, with Tina Adler. Copyright (c) 2008 by the authors and reprinted by permission of St. Martin's Press.

Coping

Selected quotes from book "A Return Journey: Hope and Strength in the Aftermath of Alzheimer's," by Sue Matthews Petrovski, published by Purdue University Press © 2003
Selected quotes from book "And We Fly Away," by Ray Ashford, published by Augsburg Books © 2003.

The Experience

Selected quotes from book "Partial View: An Alzheimer's Journal," text by Cary Smith Henderson and Photographs by Nancy Andrews, published by Southern Methodist University Press © 1998
Photo of Willem de Kooning by Edvard Lieber, from "Willem de Kooning Reflections in the Studio," Harry N. Abrams, Inc. ©2000
Aaron Copland, courtesy Library of Congress, Music Division
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Photograph of President Reagan, courtesy Ronald Reagan Library
Auguste D, courtesy Psychiatric Hospital of The Ludwig-Maximilians-University Of Munich

Living Center: Testing

Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Albert Lea, Minnesota

Living Center: Sears Catalog

All images courtesy of Sears, Roebuck and Co.

Living Center: Garden Shed

Radio Flyer logo, courtesy of Radio Flyer

Living Center: Puzzle Activity photographs

-"Peaceable Kingdom (Cat and Dog)," by Naomi Boak, courtesy Naomi Boak
-"Red Fox," by Jim Frates, courtesy U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
-"Black Eyed Susans," courtesy of Lori Henriksen
-"1958 Indy 500 Pace Car," courtesy Indianapolis Motor Speedway
-"Electric Peak with Stream in Foreground, Yellowstone," NPS photo, courtesy Yellowstone National Park
-"Little League Baseball Game, Jackson, Mississippi" (1972), by Bill Kathy Shrout, courtesy National Archives and Records Administration (NWDNS-412-DA-10557)
-"Polar Bear and Cubs," U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
-"Buzz Aldrin and the U.S. Flag on the Moon" (1969), courtesy National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Living Center: Radio

The following MIDI music sequences are © Bill Edwards from http://www.perfessorbill.com:

-Anonymous: "Do Lord"
-Cohan, George M.: "Over There"
-Gruber, Major Edmund Gruber: "The Field Artillery Song (As the Caissons Go Rolling Along)"
-Handy, William Christopher: "Beale Street Blues"
-Johnson, James Price: "Harlem Strut"
-Offenbach, Jacqués: "The Marine's Hymn"
-Simonds, Phillip: "The Battle Hymn of The Republic"
-Smith, Samuel Francis: "My Country Tis' of Thee"
-Sousa, John Philip: "The Liberty Bell March"
-Sousa, John Philip: "The Washington Post"
-Williams, Clarence and Williams, Spencer: "Royal Garden Blues"
-Zimmermann, Lieutenant Charles A.: "Anchors Aweigh"

The following MIDI music sequences are © Robert Finley from Robert Finley's Classical MIDI Page (http://users.rcn.com/rfinley/):

-Albeniz, Isaac: "Evocation" from Book 1 of Iberia
-Beethoven, Ludwig van: "Moonlight Sonata, 1st. Mov."
-Brahms, Johannes: "Intermezzo Op 118"
-Chopin, Frédéric: "Etude in C Sharp Minor, Op. 10"
-Chopin, Frédéric: "Impromptu Op. 51"
-Chopin, Frédéric: "Meine Freuden"
-Chopin, Frédéric: "Raindrop Prelude"
-Chopin, Frédéric: "Sonata No. 3 in B minor, movement 2"
-Chopin, Frédéric: "Tarantelle Op 43"
-Chopin, Frédéric: "Winter Wind Etude, Op. 25, No. 11"
-Debussy, Claude: "Claire De Lune"
-Debussy, Claude: "The Girl With The Flaxen Hair"
-Elgar, Sir Edward: "Chanson de Matin" (arranged for piano solo)
-Granados, Enrique: "El Pelele"
-Grieg, Edvard: "Wedding Day At Troldhagen"
-Key, Francis Scott : "Star Spangled Banner"
-Mendelssohn, Felix: "Op. 62 No. 6 (Spring Song)" from Songs Without Words
-Mendelssohn, Felix: "Opus 53 No 1" from Songs Without Words
-Mendelssohn, Felix: "Opus38 No 2" from Songs Without Words
-Rachmaninoff, Serge: "Polka de WR"
-Rachmaninoff, Serge: "Prelude Op 23 No 5 in G Minor (Alla Marcia)"
-Ravel, Joseph Maurice: "Ondine from Gaspard De La Nuit"
-Ravel, Joseph Maurice: "Pavane for a Dead Princess"
-Schumann, Robert: "Blumenstuck (Flower Piece)"
-Scriabin, Aleksandr Nikolayevich: "Etude in C sharp Minor Opus 2 No. 1"
-Sousa, John Philip: "Stars and Stripes Forever"
-Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich: "Romance in F Major, Op 51"
-Ward, Samuel A.: "America"

The following MIDI music sequences are © Robert Goldstick from http://www.heart-soul-music.com/:

-Armstrong, Henry: "Sweet Adeline"
-Ball, Ernest R.: "Let the Rest of the World Go By"
-Ball, Ernest R.: "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling"
-Bayes, Nora and Norworth, Jack: "Shine on Harvest Moon"
-Berlin, Irving: "Alexander's Ragtime Band"
-Bland, James: "In The Evening By The Moonlight"
-Bowman, Euday: "12th Street Rag"
-Brooks, Shelton: "Dark Town Strutters' Ball"
-Burnett, Ernie: "My Melancholy Baby"
-Cannon, Hughie: "Bill Bailey (Won't You Please Come Home)"
-Cohan, George M.: "Give My Regards to Broadway"
-Cohan, George M.: "Mary's a Grand Old Name"
-Conrad & Claire: "Ma, He's Makin' Eyes at Me"
-Conrad, Con: "Margie"
-Dacre, Harry: "Daisy Bell"
-de Curtis, Ernesto and Aveling, Claude: "Come Back To Sorrento"
-De Sylva, B.G. and Silvers, Louis: "April Showers"
-di Capua, Eduardo: "O Sole Mio"
-Evans, George: "In the Good Old Summer Time"
-Gershwin, George: "Swanee"
-Haley, Ed and Keiser, Robert A.: "While Strolling Through the Park"
-Lamb, Arthur J.: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage"
-Lawson, Herbert Happy: "Anytime"
-Lewis, Sam and Young, Joe: "Rock-A-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody"
-Marchetti, FD: "Fascination"
-McCarthy, J. and Tierny, H.: "Alice Blue Gown"
-Meyer, George W.: "For Me and My Gal"
-Newton, John: "Amazing Grace"
-Rubenstein: "Melody In F"
-Thornton, James: "When You Were Sweet Sixteen"
-Tilghman, Emily: "Santa Lucia"
-Traditional English: "Greensleeves"
-Traditional Irish: "Danny Boy"
-Waldteufel, Emile: "Skater's Waltz"
-Whitson, Beth Slater and Friedman, Leo: "Let Me Call You Sweetheart"
-Whitson, Beth Slater and Friedman, Leo: "Meet Me To-Night in Dreamland"
-Yvain, Maurice: "My Man"

The following MIDI music are © Eric Halstead from http://www.digiserve.co.uk/musicforpianos/:

-Adolphe, Adam: "Giselle Waltz"
-Albeniz, Isaac: "Tango Op. 165 No.2"
-Bach, J.S.: "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring Chorale from Cantata No. 147" (Arrangement for Two Pianos )
-Bach, J.S.: "O Saviour Sweet"
-Bach, J.S.: "Pastoral Symphony (abbreviated) from Christmas Oratorio"
-Bach, J.S.: "Prelude and Fugue BWV 846"
-Bach, J.S.: "Toccata and Fugue in D minor BWV 565" arranged for concert performance on the piano by Busoni
-Bizet, Georges: "Le Bal (The Ball)"
-Brahms, Johannes: "Cradle Song Op. 49 No.4 "
-Brahms, Johannes: "Rhapsody Op. 79 No.2 "
-Chopin, Frédéric: "Etudes Op. 10 No. 1 "
-Chopin, Frédéric: "Prelude Op. 28 No. 7 "
-Debussy, Claude: "Arabesque No 1 "
-Debussy, Claude: "Golliwogg's Cakewalk Children's Corner No.6"
-Dvorák, Anton : "Slavic Dances Op. 72 No.2 (Piano Duet) in E minor"
-Fauré, Gabriel: "Berceuse part of Dolly Suite Opus 56. Piano Duets"
-Fauré, Gabriel: "Kitty Valse part of Dolly Suite Opus 56. Piano Duets"
-Fauré, Gabriel: "Mi-a-ou part of Dolly Suite Opus 56. Piano Duets"
-Fauré, Gabriel: "Pas Espagnole part of Dolly Suite Opus 56. Piano Duets"
-Grieg, Edvard: "Norwegian DancesOpus 35 No.2 (Piano Duet)"
-Haydn, Franz Joseph: "Andante Theme from the "Surprise" Symphony"
-Haydn, Franz Joseph: "Fantasia in C"
-Haydn, Franz Joseph: "St. Anthony Chorale arranged by Brahms Piano Duet"
-Liszt, Franz: "Consolations III"
-Liszt, Franz: "Liebesträume. Notturno III"
-Liszt, Franz: "The Shepherds at the Manger(In dulci Jubilo)"
-Liszt, Franz: "Variation on a Waltz by Diabelli"
-Macdowell, Edward: "To a Wild RoseOpus 51, No.1"
-Mendelssohn, Felix: "Hark the herald angels sing"
-Mendelssohn, Felix: "Op. 19 No. 1 in E Sweet Remembrance"

The following MIDI music sequences are © Bernd Krueger from http://www.piano-midi.de:

-Beethoven, Ludwig van: "2nd Movement: Allegretto from Sonata No. 14 C# minor, Op. 27/2 (Mondscheinsonate)"
-Beethoven, Ludwig van: "3rd Movement: Presto agitato Sonata No. 14 C# minor, Op. 27/2 (Mondscheinsonate)"
-Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: "1st Movement: Allegro moderato from Piano Sonata in C major KV 330"
-Schubert, Franz: "Moments Musicaux D780, Op. 94 No. 3 in F minor"

The following MIDI music sequences are © Pierre R.Schwob from http://www.ClassicalArchives.com:

-Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel: "Solfeggietto"
-Bach, J.S.: "Well Tempered Clavier, Book.I Fugue No.2 in C-, BWV847b"
-Bach, J.S.: "Well Tempered Clavier, Book.I Prelude No.6 in D-, BWV851a"

The following MIDI music sequences are © Warren Trachtman from http://www.trachtman.org/ragtime/:

-Blake, James (Eubie): "Chevy Chase (1914)"
-Blake, James (Eubie): "Fizz Water (1914)"
-Blake, James (Eubie): "The Charleston Rag (1899/1917)"
-Joplin, Scott: "Maple Leaf Rag (1899)"
-Joplin, Scott: "Sugar Cane Rag (1908)"
-Joplin, Scott: "The Entertainer (1902)"
-Morton, Ferdinand (Jelly-Roll): "Frog-I-More Rag (1918)"
-Morton, Ferdinand (Jelly-Roll): "Original Jelly Roll Blues (1915)"
-Scott, James: "Climax Rag (1914)"
-Scott, James: "Grace and Beauty (1909)"
-Scott, James: "Honey Moon Rag (1916)"
-Scott, James: "Sunburst Rag (1909)" 

Living Center: Map Activity

(Cape Cod)
-Cape Cod (1 of 4) "Nobska Lighthouse," courtesy Massachusetts Office of Travel and Tourism
-Cape Cod (2 of 4) "Old Silver Beach, 1950s," courtesy Cape Cod Community College
-Cape Cod (3 of 4) "Art on Beach, Provincetown," courtesy Cape Cod Community College
-Cape Cod (4 of 4) "Hauling in a Cod Aboard a Portugese Fishing Dory Off Cape Cod, Massachusetts" (1942), by John Collier courtesy Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA/OWI Collection, LC-USW3-002173-E

(Chicago)
-Chicago (1 of 4) "N. Michigan Ave. at N. Lakeshore Drive, Early 1970s," image from the C. William Brubaker Collection provided courtesy of the College of Architecture and the Arts, University of Illinois at Chicago
-Chicago (2 of 4) "Youths Play Basketball at Stateway Gardens' Highrise Housing Project" (1973), by John H. White, courtesy National Archives and Records Administration (NWDNS-412-DA-13759)
-Chicago (3 of 4), "Chicago Bears Dick Butkus and Rich Petitbon at Wrigley Field," by Ron Nelson, courtesy Prairie Street Art
-Chicago (4 of 4), "Wrigley Field Exterior," courtesy National Baseball Hall of Fame Library, Cooperstown, N.Y.

(Farming)
-Farming (1 of 4), "Dairy Farm on the Banks of the Columbia River" (1973), courtesy National Archives and Records Administration (NWDNS-412-DA-5578)
-Farming (2 of 4), "On A Farm Near Grygla, Minnesota" (1973), courtesy National Archives and Records Administration (NWDNS-412-DA-11751)
-Farming (3 of 4), "Farm Near Randolph Center, Vermont, in Winter" (1974), courtesy National Archives and Records Administration (NWDNS-412-DA-13086)
-Farming (4 of 4), "Tractor Bought by Farm Security Administration Loan to Family in Sheridan County, Kansas" (1939), courtesy Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA-OWI Collection, LC-USF34-034081-D DLC

(Florida)
-Florida (1 of 5), "Models at the Beach with Convertible: Jacksonville, Florida" (1954), by Charles Barron, courtesy State of Florida Photographic Collection (#dc001950)
-Florida (2 of 5), "Two Women Posing on the Beach: Long Beach, Florida" (1956), by Francis P. Johnson, courtesy State of Florida Photographic Collection (#c023157)
-Florida (3 of 5), "Man Sitting on an Alligator" (1964), courtesy State of Florida Photographic Collection
-Florida (4 of 5), "Women in Bathing Suits at the Beach" (1930), by Jack Spottswood, courtesy State of Florida Photographic Collection
-Florida (5 of 5), "Guys at the Beach," courtesy Naomi Boak

(Grand Canyon)
-Grand Canyon (1 of 5), "South Rim of Grand Canyon with Pine Tree," by Theodor Horydczak, courtesy Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Theodor Horydczak Collection, LC-H8-CT-A07-049
-Grand Canyon (2 of 5), "Jeep Trip, Sedona, Arizona" (1969), by Gladys Virginia Broderson, courtesy Northern Arizona University-Cline Library (#NAU.PH.97.9.62)
-Grand Canyon (3 of 5), "End of Grand Canyon Raft Trip," by Bill Belknap, courtesy Northern Arizona University-Cline Library (#NAU.PH.91.13.5)
-Grand Canyon (4 of 5), "Village of Supai - Part of the Grand Canyon National Park" (1972), by Terry Eiler, courtesy National Archives and Records Administration (NWDNS-412DA-1865)
-Grand Canyon (5 of 5), "Entering the Grand Canyon" (1972), by Terry Eiler, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration (NWDNS-412-DA-1816)

(New Orleans)
-New Orleans (1 of 5) "Steamboat Natchez," courtesy Judy Patsch
-New Orleans (2 of 5) "Mardi Gras on Canal Street" (1956), courtesy New Orleans Public Library
-New Orleans (3 of 5) "Roman Candy Man" (ca1960), courtesy New Orleans Public Library
-New Orleans (4 of 5) "Doc Souchon and His Jazz Band in Performance" (1967), by Ed Lawless, Courtesy New Orleans Public Library
-New Orleans (5 of 5) "Bourbon Street Scene," courtesy New Orleans Public Library

(New York)
-New York (1 of 5) "Ocean Liners, ca. 1960," courtesy NYC Municipal Archives
-New York (2 of 5) "Lower Manhattan from the Staten Island Ferry" (1973), by Wil Blanche, courtesy National Archives and Records Administration
-New York (3 of 5) "Boarding the Lexington Ave. Subway" (1974), by James H. Pickerell, courtesy National Archives and Records Administration (NWDNS-412-DA-14358)
-New York (4 of 5) "New York Therapy Dogs" (1998), courtesy Naomi S. Boak
-New York (5 of 5) "Street Scene, New York City" (1978), by Thomas Arndt, courtesy of the artist and (c) Minneapolis Institute of Art, http://www.artsMIA.org

(Rocky Mountains)
-Rockies (1 of 5) "Lawn Lake," courtesy National Park Service
-Rockies (2 of 5) "Aspen 1930's Ski Course Construction," courtesy Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library (#X-6235)
-Rockies (3 of 5) "Bringing in a Rainbow Trout" (1938), by Allan Rinehart, courtesy Rocky Mountain National Park (Neg. #6294)
-Rockies (4 of 5) "Horse Use" (1974), by D.H. Hamilton, courtesy Rocky Mountain National Park (Neg. #4474)
Rockies (5 of 5) "Ski Training," courtesy Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library (#TMD-388)

(San Francisco)
-San Francisco (1 of 4), "Tourists standing on the beach near Golden Gate Bridge" (1953), by George Place, courtesy San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library (#AAD-1370)
-San Francisco (2 of 4) "Old Laguna Streetcar Line, 1950s," by Clark Fraizier, courtesy Clark Fraizier
-San Francisco (3 of 4) "Chinese New Year Parade with Dragon" (1959), courtesy San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library (#AAB-7813)
-San Francisco (4 of 4) "San Francisco Residences Along Steiner Street," courtesy San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library (#AAC-5981)

(Smoky Mountains)
-Smoky Mountains (1 of 4), "Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park," NPS photo, courtesy Shenandoah National Park
-Smoky Mountains (2 of 4), "Grazing Sheep near Rocky Knob" (1952), courtesy National Park Service/Blue Ridge Parkway Archives
-Smoky Mountains (3 of 4), "Clingmans Dome Road," courtesy Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Neg. #11474)
-Smoky Mountains (4 of 4), "Bear Jam, ca.1950," courtesy Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Neg. #17624)

(Washington DC)
-Washington DC (1 of 5) "White House," photo by www.JakeMcGuire.com
-Washington DC (2 of 5) "Marchers at the Lincoln Memorial" (1963), courtesy National Archives and Records Administration (NWDNS-306-SSM-4D(89)3)
-Washington DC (3 of 5) "Youths Gather for Civil Rights March on Washington" (1963), courtesy National Archives and Records Administration (NWDNS-306-SSM-4D(87)1)
-Washington DC (4 of 5) "Chinese-American Girls Pose by the Capitol" (1961), Courtesy San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library
-Washington DC (5 of 5) "Washington Monument, Cherry Blossoms and Tidal Basin," by Theodor Horydczak, courtesy Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, Theodor Horydczak Collection, LC-H8-CT-M01-060 DLC

(Yellowstone)
-Yellowstone (1 of 4), "Bear Cubs and Station Wagon," courtesy Yellowstone National Park
-Yellowstone (2 of 4), "Old Faithful, 1960s," by Frederick Ray (1896-1973), courtesy Ron Andrews
-Yellowstone (3 of 4), "Black Bear and Cars," courtesy Yellowstone National Park
-Yellowstone (4 of 4), "Dog Tour," courtesy Yellowstone National Park


(Yosemite)
-Yosemite (1 of 6), "Tunnel View, 1970s," courtesy Yosemite National Park
-Yosemite (2 of 6), "Family Picnic at Rocky Point," by Charles Webber © California Academy of Sciences
-Yosemite (3 of 6), "Valley Fisherman," courtesy Yosemite National Park
-Yosemite (4 of 6), "Swimming Lessons," courtesy Yosemite National Park
-Yosemite (5 of 6), "Touring Car," courtesy Yosemite National Park
-Yosemite (6 of 6), "Car in Tree," courtesy Yosemite National Park