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Archive: 2023 (29 Posts)

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Junior Fellow Spotlight: Courtney Murray

Posted by: Malea Walker

This summer, Junior Fellow Courtney Murray researched and wrote essays about African American newspaper titles available in the Chronicling America Historic American Newspapers database. In 2021, the Library began to digitize a collection of miscellaneous 19th and early 20th century newspapers from the Black American press. Murray wrote ten well-researched newspaper history essays that represented significant titles from this collection. In this interview, Murray shares her research interests and background, her internship experience, and more about the project.

Lets Talk Comics: SPX, SDCC, and more!

Posted by: Megan Halsband

It’s September and that means its time for comics and the Small Press Expo (SPX)! Every year the Library hosts a speaker in connection with SPX – usually accompanied by a small display and of course, a lively conversation. This year’s lecture will be a bit different than years past – as it will be …