In celebration of Women's History Month, join author Diana P. Parsell as she discusses her recent book Eliza Scidmore: The Trailblazing Journalist Behind Washington’s Cherry Trees with Manuscript Division historian Elizabeth A. Novara and Prints and Photographs Division curator Mari Nakahara. The event will take place online only on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 12:00pm-1:00pm EST. Register for the program here.
A new resource guide describes the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) collection, a group of individual collections pertaining to notable Asian American authors, scholars, activists, and artists, among others. Collections described in the guide are accessible in the Manuscript Reading Room.
In honor of African American History Month, join editors Michal Raz-Russo and John F. Callahan as they discuss their new book Ralph Ellison: Photographer with Prints and Photographs Division reference librarian Melissa Lindberg and Manuscript Division historian Barbara Bair.
A new interactive art project and web interface, At the Table with: Mary Church Terrell, enables users to deepen and enrich their understanding of an influential civil rights activist, educator, and suffragist. The project treats the Mary Church Terrell Papers not as a static collection of documents, but a vibrant and dynamic repository.