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1914 sepia-tone photo showing crowds of people with suitcases, in a dusty setting, some seated some standing, with two train cars in the near distance
May 26, 2023
Faculty awards prizes to three Yale College seniors and a doctoral candidate for studies of American and Western American history and culture.
Logo of "Yale Daily News" in shaded Gothic script, at center below the word "Daily" is a wound medallion with two balls, a baseball bat, and two oars to the left and a lit lantern to the right. Text above  reads "The oldest college daily, founded 1878"
May 24, 2023
The library’s historical archive of the nation’s oldest continuously published daily paper now contains nearly 24,000 back issues.
Large painted card on left shows bald Japanese warrior wielding sword. At right four smaller playing cards each show a Japanese man in traditional dress. Each card has a red circle with a Japanese character at center.
May 17, 2023
Revolutionaries, murderers, Duke Ellington, and a dog puppet all make appearances in these in-person library exhibits.
Stage set with arabic script projected in white on black background. Man in Arabic dress stands with arms outstretched in front of animated image of a blue and yellow tree. Eleven people in long garments sit at his feet, six to his right and five to his left.
May 15, 2023
Omar Ibn Said, author of the only known surviving Arabic-language slave narrative written in the United States—whose portrait and correspondence are now on view at the Beinecke—is the subject of a new American opera.
left to right: a tall man with grey hair and glasses and dark blue shirt stands next to young woman with short curly hair, white blouse and green open jacket. To her left is a man her height wearing a green sweater with shirt collar showing at neckline. Both men fold hands in front of them.
May 15, 2023
AJ Laird ’24 is the recipient of the 2024 Senior Exhibit Fellowship, which offers the selected student an opportunity to create and curate an exhibit based on the topic of the senior essay.
Baseball player with white pin-stripe hat and uniform holds bat over right shoulder looking into distance. Red, white, and blue bunting is draped behind him in front of the stands. The crowd looks on, although faces are blurred.
May 8, 2023
Treasures from the Yale Film Archive continues its series into the summer months for free screenings of three more favorites.
May 1, 2023
The 2023 Senior Fellowship Exhibit is now on view in Sterling Memorial Library. Curator Chucho Martínez Padres ’23 will present a curator’s talk and tour on May 10.