Special Collections Sampler



Special Collections Reading Room, Floor 3U


Feb 28, 2023


2:00 EST



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About this event

The Special Collections Department at BPL will be holding an open house on Feb 28 from 2-4 pm, and will feature a unique selection of items highlighting Black voices in our collections.

Can’t make it? These items are also available for walk-in visits in the special collections reading room (Wednesday-Friday 9:30 am-4:30 pm) for the entire month of February. Click here to learn more about the Special Collections department.

  • Louise Jefferson (1945), “Uprooted People of the USA” (map)
  • Langston Hughes (1926), The Weary Blues (book)
  • W.E.B. DuBois (1903), Souls of Black Folk (book)
  • Calvin Burnett (1944), Jam Session (watercolor)
  • Jack Miller (selected photographs from the collection of a local photojournalist, ca. 1930)

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