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M.H. Ross Papers Highlights

For this final blog post about the M.H. Ross Papers, the team who worked on the digitization project are highlighting our favorite pieces from the collection. Kathryn Michaelis, Digital Projects Coordinator, Digital Library Services Over the course of this year, … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: The Discomfiture of Southern Culture

Significant subjects in photographs are not always apparent at first glance.  This crowd scene at the fair appears rather mundane.  A closer inspection reveals the attendees are all African-American and and the vendors are Caucasian.  Southern fairs would typically hold … Continue reading

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