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From Brunswick Stew to Barbecue: The Cookbook as Cultural History

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The exhibition From Brunswick Stew to Barbecue: The Cookbook as Cultural History will be on view in the North Carolina Collection Gallery through October 4. By showcasing some 50 items from the Library’s collection of more than 900 cookbooks, the exhibition explores a range of cultural and culinary themes.

Through October 4, 2015
North Carolina Collection Gallery
Free and open to the public

Rare Recordings of Music Greats Come to Southern Folklife Collection

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More than 1,600 musical acts have played at McCabe’s Guitar Shop in Santa Monica, California, over the last 45 years. Now Bob Riskin, the venue’s owner, has donated thousands of hours of recordings from those concerts to the Southern Folklife Collection. For more details, see the Library’s news blog.

Gone Home: Race and Roots through Appalachia

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The exhibit Gone Home: Race and Roots through Appalachia presents stories from the close-knit African American community of Harlan County, Kentucky. The exhibit includes excerpts from oral history interviews, photographs and memorabilia from community social events, publications by schools and churches, news reports, and even a brick of coal. More information on the Library’s news blog.

Through August 20, 2015
Melba Remig Saltarelli Exhibit Room
Free and open to the public

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