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October 2019

Homecoming Open House for The Children’s War: Images of World War II in Children’s Books

October 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join ESU Special Collections and Archives at a special Homecoming open house for the exhibit The Children’s War: Images of World War II in Children’s Books. This exhibit showcases artwork from children’s books written in the 1940s and ‘50s and explores how World War II is depicted in these stories, considering topics such as postwar rebuilding in Axis nations and the experiences of European refugees in the United States. The exhibit is on view in the May Massee Gallery inside…

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Homecoming Open House for The Children’s War: Images of World War II in Children’s Books

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join ESU Special Collections and Archives at a special Homecoming open house for the exhibit The Children’s War: Images of World War II in Children’s Books. This exhibit showcases artwork from children’s books written in the 1940s and ‘50s and explores how World War II is depicted in these stories, considering topics such as postwar rebuilding in Axis nations and the experiences of European refugees in the United States. The exhibit is on view in the May Massee Gallery inside…

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World Day for Audiovisual Heritage International Film Screening

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

World Day for Audiovisual Heritage focuses on the importance of preserving film and recorded sound from around the globe. In celebration, ESU Special Collections and Archives presents IDA, winner of the 2015 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. The movie will be shown on the first floor of William Allen White Library. Free popcorn will be provided. In Poland, eighteen-year old Anna, a sheltered orphan raised in a convent, is preparing to become a nun when the Mother Superior…

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