Sweet Auburn: The Magazine of the Friends of Mount Auburn A Modern Vision for an Historic Cemetery - Page 9

Design visionary R. Buckminster Fuller (1895–1983) dreamed of ideal living environments for all humankind. A segment from his “Everything I Know” lecture series, delivered in January of 1975, shows Fuller discussing the people who influenced his life’s work. Video: Internet Archive. In the 1930s and 40s, Anne Revere (1903– 1990) was Hollywood’s go-to actress for the role of the wise and stoic mother. In National Velvet (1944), Revere played the sensible and sup- portive mother opposite a young Elizabeth Taylor. For this role, Revere won the Acacademy Award for Best Supporting Actress. Image: Photofest. The death notice for Mount Auburn founder Jacob Bigelow (1787–1879), a clipping from an unidentified newspaper summarizes his various professional accomplishments. Newspaper Clipping: Harvard University, Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. A short film produced specifically for this project celebrates mental health-care advocate Dorothea Lynde Dix (1802–1887). For the film, past Artist- in-Residence Roberto Mighty filmed historian Victoria Cain discussing Dix’s significant human- itarian work and its long-lasting legacy. The “Dorothea Dix” film was funded in part by MassHumanities. Generous support from the Rowland Foundation, National Endowment for the Humanities, MassHumanities, the Anthony J. and Mildred D. Ruggiero Memorial Trust, and private individuals has supported the creation of content for Mount Auburn’s Memorial Pages and its Mobile App. 2018 Volume 1i | 7