Celebrating Black History Month

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Dana Library: Celebrating Black History Month

Dana Library (Newark) is proud to be presenting a series of films, oral histories, and other resources that commemorate and honor the history and contributions of Black people in the United States.

Join us as we explore them weekly throughout February.


African American History Resources

A basic introduction to the Libraries' resources on African American history.

February 3, 6 p.m. (Register)
February 8, 2 p.m. (Register)


Frederick Douglass Day Transcribe-a-Thon

Join us to transcribe the papers of Mary Church Terrell (1863-1954), an educator, civil rights activist, and one of the leaders of the women's suffrage movement. We will use the By The People platform of the Library of Congress.

February 15, 1:00–2:30 p.m. (Learn more and register here)

Exploring Special Collections and University Archives: Black History Resources

You're invited to the first webinar of this new series. Curators Erika Gorder and Christine Lutz will discuss Black history resources in Special Collections and University Archives.

February 17, 4:00–5:00 p.m. (Register)


Who Was Paul Robeson?

Join reference and instructional librarian John Powell to learn about the life of the Rutgers alum and activist for whom our library is named.

February 15, 2:00 p.m. (Register)
February 22, 11:30 a.m. (Register)


Windows of Understanding

The Art Library on the College Ave. campus of Rutgers-New Brunswick is part of the city-wide Windows of Understanding: We See Through Hate project.