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Women's History Month 2017: Publishing Women's Voices

This exhibit scratches the surface of women creating and publishing content for other women in the 19th and 20th centuries. From Godey's Lady's Book to the zine explosion of the 1990s, women have consistently found ways to make their voices heard in…

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Romance in Color: Pioneering African American Romance Authors

Kensington Press was the first major publisher to begin a line of African American romance novels, Arabesque, in 1994. In the more than 20 years since then, the genre has exploded, with African American authors selling millions of books and topping…

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BGSU After the Kent State Shootings

The Kent State Shootings, also known as the Kent State Massacre, occurred at Kent State University on May 4, 1970. During the event, the Ohio National Guard fired upon students – killing four and injuring nine. Nationwide, there was a great…

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A Family Tradition: Dora Giffen, Missionary to Egypt

Dora Eunice Giffen (1897-1982) was born on January 15, 1897 at the Pressley Memorial Institute (PMI), Asyut, Egypt, to missionary parents. A number of other members of her family, including her uncle John Giffen and his family, were also missionaries…

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Missionaries in China: Through the Eyes of Grace McClurg Carson

Grace McClurg Carson was an uncommon figure for her time, and the choices she made allowed her to bear witness to some extraordinary events in world history. Born on April 26, 1884 to Eliza (Brown) McClurg and her husband, Joseph, she followed her…

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Vincent D. Nickerson Collection

The Vincent D. Nickerson Collection consists of original perspective drawings, many in color, prepared to provide the details needed for the paintings Nickerson was commissioned to produce. These drawings often provide scale drawings as well as color…

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Artists' Books

Books bring pleasure into people’s lives often because of their intricate narratives or their ability to impart knowledge. But books can also bring pleasure because they can be works of art not only in content but sometimes because of their…

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BGSU Spirits & Traditions

Homecoming, mascots and seals, legends and traditions, athletics and student government... While academics are certainly the main focus, there are many aspects to university life. This exhibit focuses on some of the activities and traditions that…