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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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World War I on Display in Special Collections and Roth Reading Room

View World War I resources available from Special Collection on display in the George Connor Special Collections Reading Room (LIB 439) and the Andrew C. Roth Grand Reading Room (LIB 402) through December 2016. In honor of the centennial of the Great War, enjoy a display of materials from the Anne Bachman Hyde correspondence and research notes, Cyrus Griffin Martin diaries and military records, Frank Prescott papers and records,  World War I

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Celebrate Women’s History Month with Marilyn Lloyd

Celebrate the recent primary elections and Women’s History Month with Marilyn Lloyd’s papers and correspondence housed in Special Collections. Congresswoman Lloyd became the first woman ever elected to Congress from Tennessee for a full term. Marilyn Lloyd’s collection documents her 20 years of service as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Tennessee’s third Congressional District from 1974 to 1994. The collection includes congressional records, copies of speeches, campaign flyers, and letters from constituents

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Botanical Display in Special Collections

In recognition of Plant Natives 2016, an annual native plant symposium presented by the Tennessee Valley Chapter of Wild Ones in partnership with the UTC Department of Biology, Geology and Environmental Science, check out a colorful exhibit of rare books and paintings on display in Special Collections. The exhibit includes botany books that highlight area wildflowers and landscapes, along with works by local artists William Crutchfield and Emma Bell Miles.  

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