Turning the Pages of Patriotism with the American Library Association
Turning the Pages of Patriotism with the American Library Association
August 28, 2013

This post is written by Tammy Kiter, Manuscript Reference Librarian Thoughts of World War I do not necessarily conjure up images of soldiers reading for leisure. Rather, we tend to recall seeing photographs of brave young men engaged in trench warfare and scenes of the horrific aftermath of brutal battles. But through the efforts of…

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“High class freight”: The Titanic and its cargo
“High class freight”: The Titanic and its cargo
April 18, 2012

With the centennial of its sinking having arrived, the Titanic is a big ticket these days. Fittingly, most commemorations  recognize the terrible loss of life associated with its sinking but there are certainly less somber aspects of this catastrophe too. Aside from its great quantity of passengers, the Titanic also sailed with a modest cargo,…

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