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African American Studies at Beinecke Library

Yale University's  Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition and the Instructional Technology Group, have launched a web portal  designed to help researchers and Yale students find primary source material related to slavery and its legacies within the University's many libraries and galleries: Yale Slavery and Abolition Portal (http://slavery.yale.edu).
May 9, 2010
Sounds in the Silences: Jamaican Popular Music as a Response to the "Silence" of History By Garnette Cadogan, current Beinecke Visiting Fellow TOMORROW, May 7, 2010 at 1:30 pm Room 38, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, 121 Wall Street Free and open to the public
May 6, 2010
The Prison and the American Imagination by Caleb Smith Yale University Press, ISBN: 9780300141665
March 1, 2010
The Orpheus M. McAdoo and Mattie Allen McAdoo Papers (JWJ MSS 60 ) are now available for research. A description of the collection can be found online: Orpheus M. McAdoo and Mattie Allen McAdoo Papers JWJ MSS 60.
February 9, 2010
New Exhibition: Elements of Style: Fashion and Form at the Beinecke on view January 19 through March 27, 201. Exhibition Opening Event: Tuesday, February 2, 2010 at 4:00 pm "My Soul Finds Comfort in This False Hope" a talk by Maira Kalman. About the Exhibition
January 30, 2010
Boy of the Border: An unpublished children's book by Langston Hughes and Arna Bontemps Boy of the Border, a previously unpublished children's book co-authored by Arna Bontemps and Langston Hughes, was published by Sweet Earth Flying Press in December 2009.
January 13, 2010
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December 9, 2009

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