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LC Gets Oral History Archive
Jul 3, 2014
The HistoryMakers archive of African American interviews

Amos Kennedy exhibit
Apr 23, 2014
One Night Stand: Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. Poster Show

Gwendolyn Brooks Event
Feb 27, 2014
Celebrate the Poetry of Gwendolyn Brooks on April 24th

New digital acquisition
Feb 19, 2014
Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century, 1895-1992

Gwendolyn Brooks Archive Acquired
Oct 18, 2013
Extensive literary manuscripts and archives of Gwendolyn E. Brooks (1917-2000)

Harold Washington

Dec 20, 2010

Source:  Abdul Alkalimat [mcworter@illinois.edu]

There is a mayoral race underway in Chicago.  We did research on Harold Washington as the first Black Mayor of Chicago, including bringing him to campus to speak.  We thought this would be a good time to digitally represent our work on this great mayor as an act of cyber-resurrection.

 

http://eblackchicago.org/HAROLD/

 

Any feedback would be welcome.