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Celebrate Black History Month with New Resources from Special Collections

The Black United Front Newsletters digital collection documents the Black Power movement in Chattanooga, Tennessee  from 1969 to 1971. The publication, edited by community organizer Ralph Moore, features news reports, editorials, poetry, and artwork, preserving Chattanooga’s African American voices. The newsletters include powerful language and imagery that preserves African American voices of the early Post-Civil Rights era.

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In Time for the Inauguration “Presidents Photographed” Exhibit on Display in Roth and Special Collections

In anticipation of the 2017 Presidential Inauguration, view the new display from Special Collections, Presidents Photographed: The Incredible Collection of John Rous, visible in the Andrew C. Roth Grand Reading Room (LIB 402) and the George Connor Special Collections Reading Room (LIB 439). The John Rous Photographs collection, housed in the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga’s Special Collections, contains dozens of photographs of United States presidents ranging from Franklin Delano

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Happy Holidays from Special Collections!

The Special Collections team would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday break, and invites you to prepare for the winter season by browsing through pictures of campus snowfalls from years past. As always, these and other countless other images can be found by browsing  past editions of the Moccasin yearbook and issues of the University Echo newspaper from our Digital Collections page. Looking for something specific? These collections are also full-text

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Author Visit and Book Signing with Cherie Priest

The UTC Library is delighted to welcome local author and University of Tennessee alumnus Cherie Priest back to campus for a haunting reading from her latest novel, The Family Plot. Guests will also have the opportunity to ask questions and have their copies of her books signed by the author. The event will take place in the Southern Writers Room located on the 4th floor of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Library on Tuesday, October 25 at 5:30pm.

October is Tennessee Archives Month!

The theme of this year’s Tennessee Archives Month is “Three Part Harmony: Archives, Genealogy, and You.” In that spirit, here are some of the resources that Special Collections has to offer for those conducting genealogical research focused on families and individuals in the greater Chattanooga area: Chattanooga City Directories These books, originally intended to serve as a listing of area residents, businesses, organizations, etc., also function as an invaluable

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