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The Reflection of Technology in Brewing
The University of Michigan Special Collections Library presents a new student-curated project by recent UM School of Information graduate Meg Morrissey. This exhibit uses historical material from the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive and the William L. Clements Library to demonstrate the…
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Michigan's Story: The History of Race at U-M
This exhibit is the online counterpart of the University of Michigan Library's exhibit for the 2014 Martin Luther King Symposium, displayed in the Hatcher Library Gallery in January and February 2014.
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American Foodways: The Jewish Contribution
This exhibition highlights the Jewish contributions to and experience in American culinary history. Using material from the Janice Bluestein Longone Culinary Archive (University of Michigan Library, Special Collections Library), this exhibit is a window into one experience of American…
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Leonard B. Willeke Postcards
The postcard was initially marketed as a convenient and inexpensive alternative to a telegram or letter, as it required neither extensive writing nor paper and envelope.  While early cameras were too cumbersome for every traveler and too new to be affordable, travelers could easily purchase a…
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Michigan's LGBT Heritage
Welcome to the Michigan's LGBT Heritage exhibit. In this exhibit you will learn about a number of places, people, and events which have contributed to over 100 years of LGBT activism and visibility all across the state of Michigan.  The images and information presented here are based on a physical…
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The Geography of Colorants
“Today the list of colorants manufactured industrially covers nine thousand pages in nine volumes of the Colour Index International, the bible of dyers and colorists. Here these bright, synthetic earths have no fanciful names but are catalogued uncompromisingly by hue, use, and a number denoting the…
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Mr. Vignaud's Maps: Unraveling a Cartographic Mystery from the Golden Age of Dutch Cartography
Mr. Henry Vignaud (1830-1922), an American diplomat who lived in Paris during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, amassed a large personal library, including books, atlases, maps, and other publications. In 1923 the University of Michigan acquired his library, dividing his map collection between…
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Travel Through Maps & Narratives: An Exhibit on Travel & Tourism
"The world is a book and those who do not travel read only a page." - St. Augustine of Hippo Humans have always traveled, but our reasons for travel have changed and multipled over time. Travel has evolved into an industry with social, economic, and environmental impacts. People all over the world…
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From General Library to Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library
From General Library to Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library is an exhibit of photographs of the establishment and evolution of the University of Michigan Library and its major building, the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library.
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Translating Homer
This is an online version of the exhibit “Translating Homer: from Papyri to Alexander Pope,” which was on display at U-M’s Hatcher Graduate Library from August 9-October 7, 2012.  Based on holdings from the Papyrology Collection and the Special Collections Library, the exhibit  includes a selection…
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