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The History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library & African American Research Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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University Library Jul 18
Now on display in main library: The Florida Jay plate from Audubon's Birds of America.
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HPNL Jul 12
Hello, everyone! We know you love , but please don't play it at our public terminals. 🎮 If you'd like to game in the library, has a great collection, and there are collab tables available:
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HPNL Jul 11
Work by friend of Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. () is featured in “Art+Books,” the summer exhibit up in through Aug. 15.
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HPNL Jul 2
Looking for a cool read on a hot day? Check out "Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World. 1780-1840" by UIUC's own Dr. Rana A. Hogarth! Available to read both online and at HPNL.
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HPNL Jun 20
Today we observe the history & compassion of a President who advocated for the safety of children afflicted by violence instead of inflicting more trauma. May we remain aware of our history, and follow in the footsteps of the advocates.
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Public Domain Review Jun 20
in 1837, Queen Victoria ascended to the throne and so began the era, all 64 years of it. No better time to get acquainted with this dictionary of Victorian slang published in 1909:
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HPNL Jun 18
Celebrate Pride Month by brushing up on LGBTQIA+ history. Visit HPNL to check out some titles!
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Donte Winslow Jun 11
One of the most underrated study spots on campus 👀 gotta make that move 💯
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HPNL Jun 11
We couldn't be more proud of you, Donte! Make sure to come visit us while doing your research!
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History at Illinois Jun 7
It’s not too late to sign up for HIST 273: Illinois History! This online 8 week course begins on Monday, and explores the history of Illinois and its people. Click the link to learn more!
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IHLC Jun 5
Lorraine Hansberry is well known for her play, A Raisin in the Sun. We're taking a closer look at her life and letters to The Ladder, the first subscription-based lesbian publication in the US. Visit our blog to learn more:
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HPNL Jun 4
Folks are showing out for Black Music Month because, to paraphrase , the history of Black music in U.S. IS the history of music in the U.S. What are your favorites?
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HPNL Jun 1
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U. Illinois Archives May 31
As an student in the 1960s-70s, Vern Fein served as President of Students for a Democratic Society, worked for the underground newspaper "Walrus," and helped establish the Red Herring. Listen to his recently recorded oral history here:
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Tablet Magazine May 29
Lillian Faderman’s new biography of Harvey Milk re-centers much of his activism on lessons he learned from his Jewishness.
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HPNL May 24
Congratulations to our head librarian, Celestina Savonius-Wroth, on her election to Member at Large for the Reference and User Services Association in the History Section! 🎉
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HPNL May 23
It’s here! It’s here! Zora Neale Hurston’s “Barracoon” is on the our new book shelf!
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פארווערטס May 22
Video: Dr. David Fishman tells the astonishing true story of the Paper Brigade, a group of intellectuals in the Vilna Ghetto who risked their lives to save hundreds of thousands of books from the Nazis. In Yiddish with English subtitles.
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HPNL May 21
History-making cellist Sheku Kanneh-Mason at the Royal Wedding:
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HPNL May 21
On this day in 1927 Captain Charles Lindbergh successfully completed the first non-stop transatlantic flight from New York to Paris aboard the Spirit of St.Louis. Read all about it in the Urbana Daily Courier!
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