UVA Exhibition “Sacred Spaces: The Home and Poetry of Anne Spencer” featured in Lynchburg Paper

The Lynchburg News and Advance article “Sacred Spaces: UVa exhibit honors Anne Spencer” features the story behind a new exhibition in the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, “Sacred Spaces: The Home and Poetry of Anne Spencer.” The exhibition … Continue reading

A Personal Journey: Using the Digitized Daily Progress to Track Progress of School Desegregation

Mitch Farish, content editor for the University of Virginia Library, is a Charlottesville native and lover of history. When Phase II of the project to digitize back issues of the Daily Progress (from 1924 through 1964) went live on Virgo … Continue reading

Library Research Archivist Ervin Jordan on “The Coy Barefoot Program.”

“As a historian I feel it is my duty to offer whatever information I can to this community to objectively deal with this issue…I feel I can contribute something to keep this to a civil conversation about civic space here … Continue reading

UVA and the Library Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.

Over the next two weeks the University of Virginia will join the local community to celebrate the life of civil rights champion Martin Luther King, Jr. The theme for this year’s celebration, “The Call to Higher Ground,” is a quote … Continue reading