Two New Online Exhibits from the Social Justice Collections of the Northeastern University Libraries Archives and Special Collections Dept.
The Northeastern University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections Department is pleased to announce the availablity of two new online exhibits.
The first exhibit, "We Raise Our Voices: Celebrating Activism for Equality & Pride in Bostonís African American, Feminist, Gay & Lesbian, & Latino Communities," showcases selected documents from the social justice collections of the NU Archives. It features photographs, posters, flyers, stickers, letters, scripts, and other historical materials documenting the history of Boston's grassroots organizations, including the Women's Educational Center in Cambridge, La Alianza Hispana, the National Center for Afro-American Artists, the Theater Offensive, among many others. The exhibit is at http://www.lib.neu.edu/archives/voices.
The second exhibit, "The Freedom House: A Legacy Preserved," highlights selected historical documents from the Freedom House Collection in the NU Archives. The Freedom House was established in 1949 in Upper Roxbury, Boston and became a major force in promoting racial harmony, urban renewal, school desegregation, and education. The exhibit is at http://www.lib.neu.edu/archives/freedom_house.
Michelle Light, Assistant Archivist
Archives and Special Collections
92 Snell Library
Northeastern University Libraries
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115-5000
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