Event Today (March 11), 4pm – Native Americans and Health Care

Join the Lehman Center for American History and the Rare Book & Manuscript Library for “‘Don’t Get Sick After June’: A Seventy-Year Long Survival Strategy for Native Americans Navigating the Indian Health Service,” a conversation with Maria John, Assistant Professor of History, and Director of The Native American and Indigenous Studies Program, University of Massachusetts […]

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Charles Henry Alston at Columbia

Sam Pollard’s documentary “Black Art: In the Absence of Light” (2021) was inspired by David C. Driskell’s 1976 exhibition “Two Centuries of Black American Art.” The traveling exhibition was the first large-scale survey of African American artists, both well-known and not-so-well-known. The film discusses how this show’s legacy has influenced generations of Black artists, curators, […]

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Newly Available Online | Lawyers Who Went South

  Intricately bound with Black grassroots, religious and civic organizations were Americans in the legal profession. This newly available collection, Lawyers Who Went South, documents the experiences of lawyers who participated in the civil rights movement of the 1960s, with a particular focus on the Lawyers Constitutional Defense Committee. As a Columbia undergraduate Thomas Hilbink […]

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Liturgical Books Goes Live

Liturgical Books presents the examples from the RBML of the various types of books used in the Middle Ages for the celebration of the Latin liturgy. This new resource is the result of the collaborative redesign of a web exhibit (Celebrating the Liturgy’s Books) designed by Consuelo Dutschke, Curator of Medieval and Renaissance Books until […]

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