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Roots music talk and performance, Barry Mazor & Dom Flemons

Book talk by author Barry Mazor followed by a concert by Dom Flemons. Barry Mazor used unique materials in the Southern Folklife Collection to research his book, notably the only recorded interview with Ralph Peer. Dom Flemons is a founding member of the Carolina Chocolate Drops. His personal collection is in the SFC.

6:00-6:45 p.m. Book talk
7:00-8:00 p.m. Concert — Dom Flemons
Pleasants Family Assembly Room
Wilson Library
Free and open to the public

An Alphabet of Treasures: Special Collections from A to Z

Highlights from six of the University Library’s special collections displayed in themes for each letter of the alphabet. From A is for activism to Z is for zombies, this exhibition showcases treasures related to early university history, famous writers and scientists, political movements, and stars of popular culture.

January 26 – April 19, 2015
Melba Saltarelli Exhibit Room
Wilson Library
Free and open to the public

Where is Tobe? Unfolding Stories of Childhood, Race, and Rural Life in North Carolina.

When the UNC Press published Tobe in 1939, the book broke ground as one of the first realistic portrayals of African American individuals and communities in children’s literature. Marking Tobe‘s 75th anniversary, this exhibition explores how this one book opens up to reveal stories within stories.

October 21, 2014 – March 1, 2015
North Carolina Collection Gallery
Wilson Library
Free and open to the public

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