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Friday, September 30, 2011

Women on the Border: Maryland Perspectives of the Civil War

Description:
On display in the Maryland Room Gallery, Hornbake Library, from September 12, 2011 through July 13, 2012, this exhibition examines women's contributions to and perspectives of the American Civil War in the border state of Maryland. Women were witnesses, writers, soldiers, spies, nurses, cooks, laundresses, supporters, organizers, and mourners, among many other roles. The exhibition focuses on the lives and experiences of ordinary women living in Maryland during the Civil War, using letters, diaries, photographs, sheet music, rare books, and other University Libraries Special Collections materials as sources. {Will appear in FYI on Sep 30, 2011
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Room:
Maryland Room Gallery
Common Location Name:
Hornbake
Web Address:
www.lib.umd.edu/mdrm/gallery/index.html
Other Contact Information:
Elizabeth A. Novara University Libraries +1 301 314 2712 enovara@umd.edu


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