Gems of the CollectionPWheatley

Rare Book Collection:
Wheatley, Phyllis.
Poems on various subjects, religious and moral, 1773.

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Brotherman Revelation
"Unleashing the Black Imagination” 
Fine Art Exhibition by Dawud Anyabwile 
August 24. to September 24.
Exhibition Artist Talk
Thursday, August 24. 6:30 p.m.
 
082417 Brotherman

 

The Auburn Avenue Research Library, in collaboration with Big City Entertainment, will host Brotherman: Revelation “Unleashing the Black Imagination” by renowned artist Dawud Anyabwile, the creator and illustrator of the Brotherman graphic novel series. This immersive exhibition is the multidimensional manifestation of the alternative black mythology and cultural symbolism that anchors the Big City comic universe. This exhibition also celebrates the release of the long awaited graphic novel, Brotherman Revelation, a story that reaches back through the generations to set the foundation for the future.

 

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Documenting African American Education:  The Auburn Avenue Research Library and the Digital Library of Georgia NHPRC Digitization Project

  

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In 2010 the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History (AARL), a special library of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System (AFPLS), and the Digital Library of Georgia (DLG) received funds from the National Historical Papers and Records Commission (NHPRC) to digitize and make Web-accessible late nineteenth and mid-twentieth century manuscript collections that document the historical development of education for African Americans, primarily in the South, from the early 1860s to the early 1950s. The eleven collections digitized for this grant are accessible via our AARL Finding Aids webpage. The collections include: Atlanta University Collection, Adam Knight Spence and John Wesley Work Collection, Samuel Archer Collection, Sanford Lee Papers, Auburn Branch Library Records, Annie L. McPheeters Papers, Helen Adele Johnson Whiting Papers, Peyton Austin Allen Papers, James Frank Harrison Family Collection, Selena Sloan Butler Family Papers and the William B. Matthews Papers.

 

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