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Afternoon in the Archives: Women in Music

After you enjoy Wednesday’s Music in Middleton concert at noon, join us in Hill Memorial Library for an Afternoon in the Archives event showcasing a few of our treasures on women in music from the Middle Ages to the twentieth

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The LSU student press: an annotated bibliography (part 5)

Note: This is the fifth in a five-part occasional series on LSU’s official and unofficial student newspapers, yearbooks, magazines, and literary journals.   The Civilian   |   1970-1987, 1998, 2001-2003, 2004-present Law Library (ask at reference desk) Hill Memorial Library UARCHIVES

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The LSU student press: an annotated bibliography (part 4)

Note: This is the fourth in a five-part occasional series on LSU’s official and unofficial student newspapers, yearbooks, magazines, and literary journals.   One cannot fully appreciate the role of independent student publications in campus life without also exploring the

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The LSU student press: an annotated bibliography (part 3)

Note: This is the third in a five-part occasional series on LSU’s official and unofficial student newspapers, yearbooks, magazines, and literary journals.   LSU ’78   |   1978 Hill Memorial Library LLMVC — LH1 .L55 L78 FLAT, MICROFILM 6193 & MICROFILM

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The LSU student press: an annotated bibliography (part 2)

Note: This is the second in a five-part occasional series on LSU’s official and unofficial student newspapers, yearbooks, magazines, and literary journals.   Agora: A Student Journal of Thought and Opinion   |   1961 Hill Memorial Library LLMVC — LH1 .L55

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The LSU student press: an annotated bibliography (part 1)

Note: This is the first in a five-part occasional series on LSU’s official and unofficial student newspapers, yearbooks, magazines, and literary journals.   Since 1897, The Daily Reveille has served as LSU’s official voice for student news and opinion, joined

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The American Library Association’s training camp libraries in World War I

In observance of National Library Week (April 9-15) and the centenary of America’s entry into World War I in April 1917, this blog post explores the efforts of the American Library Association to provide books and periodicals to U.S. military

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How a New Orleans industrialist challenged Hitler’s Olympics

The recent documentary, The Nazi Games: Berlin 1936, which premiered on PBS on August 2nd, describes how members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) conspired to ignore human rights abuses by the Nazi government in Germany and actively collaborate with

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Spot the fake

In 2010, a woman brought a copy of the July 2/4, 1863, edition of the Vicksburg Daily Citizen for an appraisal on the popular PBS series, Antiques Roadshow, at the time touring in Biloxi, Mississippi.  An especially famous newspaper, this

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Big Fights in Special Collections

Most boxing fans remember New Orleans as the site of the famous Sugar Ray Leonard vs. Roberto Durán “No Más Fight” in the Superdome on November 25, 1980, but in the late nineteenth century, the Crescent City stood as one

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