Post Contributed by John B. Gartrell, director, John Hope Franklin Research Center
Black Lives in Archives Day 2023 – “I Got a Story to Tell: Black Lives in Print 2.0”
Monday, April 3, 2023
11:00am – 2:00pm
Gothic Reading Room, Rubenstein Library, Duke West Campus
Free and open to the public
The David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library is pleased to announce it’s second Black Lives in Archive Day.
This one-day only exhibition allows visitors to browse special selections from the library’s collections, chat with library staff, and explore Black authored primary source materials. From rare first editions by Sojourner Truth to published works exploring Black life in Durham to publications by Black students at Duke, the event will give attendees a hands-on experience with the richness of Black print culture!