Exhibits at the Library

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Our History, Our Voice: Latinx at Duke / Nuestra Historia, Nuestra Voz: Latinas/os/es/x en Duke

An exhibit celebrating the history of Latinx students at Duke, their contributions, struggles, and ways that the current generation is envisioning a new Latinx future.

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“To Stand by the Side of Freedom”: Abraham Lincoln and 19th-Century America

A look at the people and parties that influenced Lincoln and the ideas he advanced or opposed. Featuring materials from the David M. Rubenstein Americana Collection.

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Vaccination: 300 Years of Debate

Drawing on materials from our History of Medicine Collections, this online exhibit demonstrates that vaccine hesitancy is nothing new. In fact, it has a long history in the U.S.

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The Pretend Villages: Photographs by Christopher Sims

A fascinating look at the inhabitants and structures of imagined, fabricated Iraqi and Afghan villages on the training grounds of U.S. military bases, which serve as way stations for soldiers headed off to war, and for those who have fled from it.

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Highlights from the Rubenstein Library

Check out some of our newest acquisitions and initiatives. Items on display change throughout the year.

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Previous Library Exhibits

Check out some of our past library exhibits online.

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