Veterans Day Display (Nov. 2 - 16) and Reception (Nov. 9)

Thursday, November 2, 2023 - 9:00am to Friday, November 17, 2023 - 9:00am
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
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Part of the university-wide Veterans Day events, this temporary display on the Beinecke mezzanine will showcase photographs, books, and other archival materials related to Black soldiers in the Civil War in commemoration of the diverse experiences of veteran and military communities at Yale and in New Haven. The Beinecke Library exhibition hall is free and open to all seven days a week and welcomes more than 150,000 visitors from campus, New Haven, and beyond annually. Check the Beinecke Library website for daily hours. Additionally, please join us for its accompanying reception featuring remarks from Franklin Parker ’96, United States Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs. Co-hosted by Yale Library, Yale Veterans Network, Yale NROTC, and the Descendants of the 29th Colored Regiment, on November 9, 4:30-6:00p, at the Beinecke Library. Both the display and reception are free and open to all.