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AU Library: CW Lecture 2/16 & Local Labor Union Exhibit

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  • A.J. Wright
    FEBRUARY 16 LECTURE: BUILDING A CIVIL WAR VIRTUAL LIBRARY Discover Auburn Lecture Series BUILDING A CIVIL WAR VIRTUAL LIBRARY: THE ASERL DIGITIZATION PROJECT
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      FEBRUARY 16 LECTURE: BUILDING A CIVIL WAR VIRTUAL LIBRARY

      Discover Auburn Lecture Series

      BUILDING A CIVIL WAR VIRTUAL LIBRARY:  THE ASERL DIGITIZATION PROJECT  [ASERL=Assocation of Southeastern Research Libraries]

      Aaron Trehub, Assistant Dean for Technology and Technical Services, Auburn University Libraries

      LOCATION:  Special Collections and Archives Department, Ground Floor, Ralph Brown Draughon Library

      DATE AND TIME: February 16 at 3 p.m.

      Sponsored by:  Auburn University Libraries, Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts, and Auburn University Bookstore

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      LIBRARY EXHIBIT:  LOCAL LABOR UNION

        Currently on display in the Special Collections and Archives Department is an exhibit on a local labor union.  The exhibit, located in the two flat display cases immediately upon one's left when entering the department features photographs, memorabilia including clothing, and informative captions concerning United Steelworkers Local 753L.  The first display case also covers the U.S. Rubber Tire Plant (also known as Uniroyal Goodrich) in Opelika which closed in 2009; the second case profiles union leaders in Local 753L and strikes.

        The Special Collections and Archives Department is located on the GROUND FLOOR of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.

        See the "What's New" link ( http://www.lib.auburn.edu/whatsnew/ ) as of February 10 for more information.

      Tim Dodge
      What's New Web Manager and Whatsnew-L Listserv Moderator

      Tim Dodge
      History and Political Science Subject Specialist
      Reference Department
      Ralph Brown Draughon Library
      231 Mell St.
      Auburn University, AL 36849-5606

      E-mail:  dodgeti@...
      Tel. (334) 844-1729
      Fax:  (334) 844-7751



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