THIS THURSDAY, 2:00-3:15 PM – Lehman Center Book Talk on The Hispanic Republican

Join the Lehman Center for American History for a talk by Geraldo Cadava (Northwestern University) on the author’s new book, The Hispanic Republican: The Shaping of an American Political Identity, from Nixon to Trump. Thursday, October 8th, 2:00-3:15 PM — CLICK HERE TO REGISTER — […]

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THIS THURSDAY, 4pm — Andrea Ritchie, “Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color”

Join Us on Thursday (Sept. 24), from 4-5:30pm, for a conversation with Andrea Ritchie, attorney, author, activist, and Researcher-in-Residence at the Barnard Center for Research on Women, about her book, Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color. Registration for this online event is free and open to the public. […]

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New from RBML’s Archivists | August 2020

Here are updates from the RBML’s archives and collections management specialists. Newly Linked AMI Material Eda Rothstein Rapoport Papers, circa 1915-1968 Laura Keane Zametkin Hobson papers, 1930-1986 Language and Culture Archive of Ashkenazic Jewry, 1949-1997 audio Fred Friendly papers, 1917-2004, bulk 1950-1990 Newly Available Oral History Content United Nations Intellectual History project, 1999-2006: This collection documents […]

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Teaching With Digitized Archives, Some Challenges and Opportunities

Over the past several decades libraries around the world have spent enormous amounts of resources digitizing unique special collections. At latest count, the Digital Public Library of America contains more than 40 million documents. As instructors plan for remote learning, this wealth of digitized archival material presents an opportunity to teach students about archival research […]

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Juneteenth, Freedom, and Emancipation Archives in the RBML

  June 19th, known as Juneteenth, has long been a key African American holiday — a day to commemorate emancipation and freedom from enslavement. The date was first celebrated in Texas, in 1865, to mark the end of slavery after the Civil War. In the RBML, archival documents related to African American freedom reflect the […]

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