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Meeting Grace DeLorme

Jina DuVernay is the Visiting Archivist for African American Collections at the Rose Library. She will be blogging regularly throughout her appointment. Prior to joining Rose, I was a Special Collections Librarian at Alabama State University where I managed African...

Join us on January 31 for Emory’s Evening with Educators!

This free event, open to Atlanta area K-12 educators and administrators, begins at the Carlos Museum and ends at the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Books Library as we co-host our Evening for Educators. Participants can explore both...

Words are Power: Remembering the Storyteller Julius Lester

Among the thousands of authors found in the Stuart A. Rose Library, Julius Lester (1939-2018) is a giant. An essayist, writer, folklorist, civil rights activist, and teacher, Lester’s work has been an integral part of helping African Americans maintain the...