May 2016

“Stones stand at stiff attention as sun nears” MILITARY CEMETERY Here stationed without trumpet, without tears Are the unwilling dead. Days walk the rounds Of sentry duty past the ordered mounds. Stones stand at stiff attention as sun nears, Inspects them and departs. On earthen ears The volley from the silent rifle...

Rare Books is proud to support the Book Arts Program with its collections. For more information about the Book Arts Program and future workshops, visit their website or like them on Facebook. Up-cycled Stories: Books as Process Julianna Christie, Marnie Powers-Torrey & Emily Tipps May 28 Saturday, 10:00–6:00 Book...

On May 17, 1954 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously that racial segregation in public education is unconstitutional and that separate educational facilities were "inherently unequal".  Overturning the 1896 case Plessy v. Ferguson in which “separate but equal” facilities were allowed and often encouraged, Brown v....