“Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War”

The Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War (October 29 – December 18) traveling exhibit, created by the National Constitution Center (NCC) in Philadelphia in collaboration with the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, and funded by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The College of Wooster Libraries applied for and was awarded a grant to bring the traveling exhibit to their library, partnering with the Wayne County Historical Society and the Wooster City School District in the process.

EXHIBIT HOURS OF DISPLAY:

  • Time Period:  October 29 – December 18, 2015
  • Location: The College of Wooster Andrews & Gault Libraries main floors
  • Regular Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m.-2:00 a.m.
  • Weekend Hours:Friday 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. Saturday 10:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. Sunday 10:00 a.m.-2:00 a.m.
  • Last Day of Classes, Fri., December 11 8:00 a.m.-2:00 a.m.
  • Reading Day, Sat., December 12 10:00 a.m.-2:00 a.m.
  • Reading Day, Sun., December 13 10:00 a.m.-2:00 a.m.
  • Exam Week December 14-16 8:00 a.m.-2:00 a.m.
  • Thursday, December 17 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
  • Friday, December 18 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

PROGRAM ON “THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD IN NORTHEAST OHIO:”

  • Tentative day/date/time (waiting confirmation): Tuesday, November 3, 2015, 7pm
  • Tentative Location: Gault Recital Hall, Scheide Music Center
  • Main Speaker: Tamika Y. Nunley, Assistant Professor of History, Oberlin College
  • Student Speaker on the Underground Railroad section of the Wooster Digital History Project (http://woosterhistory.org/): Hope Nelson

PANEL ON “THE 14TH AMENDMENT: THEN AND NOW:”

  • Tentative day/date/time (waiting confirmation): Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 7pm
  • Tentative Location: Gault Recital Hall, Scheide Music Center
  • Panel Moderator: Josephine Wright, Prof. of Music and The Josephine Lincoln Morris Prof. of Black Studies,
    and Chair, Dept. Africana Studies
  • Panelist: J. Douglas Drushal, lawyer from Critchfield, Critchfield, and Johnston Attorneys in Wooster
  • Panelist: Margo Broehl, lawyer from Broehl Law Office in Wooster
  • Panelist: Evan Riley, Assistant Professor, College of Wooster Philosophy Department

Check out this College of Wooster Libraries exhibit page for more information: Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War

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