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The Woman Who Dared to Vote: In Honor of Susan B. Anthony’s Birthday, February 15

On November 1, 1872, in an act of defiance against the election laws prohibiting women from voting, Susan B. Anthony, along with fifteen women from Rochester, New York’s eighth ward, registered to vote at the upcoming election. Entries in the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mack Sennett!

Mack Sennett (January 17, 1880 – November 5, 1960) was a Canadian-born American director and actor and was known as the innovator of slapstick comedy in film and often coined the “King of Comedy.” His anarchic world of cross-eyed rubes, bearded villains, … Continue reading

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October greetings from Special Collections!

“The singular structure and habits of the Bat have long since afforded the poets an emblem of darkness and terror, and induced them to consecrate this creature to Proserpine, their queen of Hades. … it is by no means allowable … Continue reading

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Intersession Hours for Special Collections

Intersession Hours 2011 – 2012 December 12-16     10 a.m. – 4 p.m. December 19-23     By appointment December 26-30, January 2     Closed January 3-29     10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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