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June 2013 What's Happening @ LWLC : Updates

Stories & Poetry

StoryCorps is an independent nonprofit whose mission is to proivde Americans of all backgrounds and beliefs with the opportunity to record, share, and preserve the stories of our lives. 

The Poetry Foundationpublisher of Poety magazine, is an independent literary organization committed to a vigorous presence for poetry in our culture. It exisits to discover and celebrate the best poety and to place it before the largest possible audience. 

LWLC Summer Hours

Monday - Thursday

8:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Sunday 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

WVAS Anniversary

LWLC Archives Department

Booked on Heritage

Host – Joseph D. Trimble, Author and Storyteller

Booked on Heritageis a unique opportunity for children ages 4-10 to learn about African-American history and culture through the African tradition of storytelling.

Friday, June 14, 2013 | 9-10:30 a.m.
1345 Carter Hill Road | Montgomery, Alabama

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LWLC Archives Oral History Collection

The LWLC Archives is home to the Alabama State University Oral History Collection. The collection includes transcripts, audio, and video interviews dating back to the 1970s, 150 interviews with pivotal civil rights figures-- including E.D. Nixon, Reverend Ralph David Abernathy, and Alabama Governor John Paterson--as well as contributions from ASU students, facutly, and university officials. Visit the LWLC Archives & Special Collections to view its collections. 

Subject Guide

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Neil Foulger
LWLC Room 137B

African American Music

African American Music Reference offers comprehensive coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression.

African American Poetry

African American Poetry Database provides access thousands of works from the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries by African American poets, including Jupiter Hammon, Lucy Terry Price, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Langston Hughes, Jean Toomer, and Audre Lorde. 

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