Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment in the Midst of COVID-19 – Part 1

This is Part 1 of a two-part article. Part 2 can be accessed here. SCRC planned an exhibit of materials to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution in the fall of 2020. The exhibit was intended to coincide with a panel discussion Continue Reading

On Exhibit: The 1960s

The 1960s is regarded as one of the most turbulent times in recent history. SC&A has a new exhibit that highlights elements of the dramatic changes that took place during this decade using materials from the collections. The exhibit is divided into three parts: Popular Literature, American Life, and Politics Continue Reading

New Online Exhibit: Attacking Complex Problems

For the past six months, Special Collections & Archives has been hard at work investigating new technologies for delivering online exhibits of our extensive holdings. Of particular interest to us has been the Omeka web design tool, developed by George Mason’s Center for History and New Media. Omeka allows historians Continue Reading