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Debating Democracy: The Legacy of James W. Ford

In June 2019, Mary “Allison” Jobe conducted research as a recipient of our Short-Term Fellowship Program. Allison is a Ph.D. student in the history department at American University. She was awarded a Rose fellowship in support of her dissertation “We...

Sisterhood and Struggle in the 1970s Art World

In June 2019, Dr. Amy Tobin conducted research at Emory’s Rose Library as a recipient of our Short-Term Fellowship Program. Dr. Tobin is a Lecturer in History of Art at the University of Cambridge and the Curator of Exhibitions, Research...

Every Man His Own

Jina DuVernay is the Visiting Archivist for African American Collections at the Rose Library. She will be blogging regularly throughout her appointment. The Rose Library recently cataloged a book that it acquired in 2015, 200 years after its publication in...