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Jun 16, 2019

Jun 16, 2019

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Works by Eleanna Anagnos and Ryan Parker C.S.P.S. Hall, 1103 Third St. SE, Cedar Rapids Opening Reception, May 2, 2019, 5-8 pm Free and open to the public. Exhibition May 2 - June 30, 2019

Jun 16, 2019

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The exhibit “Walt Whitman: A Bicentennial Celebration” will celebrate the bicentennial of the birth of one of the most significant and influential writers in the United States, Walt Whitman (1819-1892), and highlight the University of Iowa’s role as a major center for Whitman Studies and Whitman scholarship. The exhibit features items held by the University of Iowa Libraries Special Collections that reveal the development of Whitman’s literary career from his days as a journalist and fiction...

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Olson Graduate Assistant in Special Collections, Micaela Terronez, originally pursued librarianship because of her interest in the migration experiences of her ancestors from Mexico. She longed to learn more about her ancestral past and has fortunately done so with the assistance of photographs, oral histories, written documents, and artifacts. This interest inspired her to research other experiences across the Special Collections department and the Iowa Women's Archives. In doing so, Terron...