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Cooperative Extension at LSU: Commemorating the Centennial of the Smith-Lever Act of 1914

September 22, 2014 – January 24, 2015

in Upper and Lower Main Galleries

A cooperative exhibition presented by LSU Libraries, LSU College of Agriculture and LSU AgCenter

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Examining the full scope of Louisiana Cooperative Extension Service activities in Louisiana over the last 100 years, this exhibition includes photographs, oral histories, published materials, manuscript and archival records, rare books, and ephemera from every major collection including: University Archives, Louisiana and Lower Mississippi Valley Collections, T. Harry Williams Center for Oral History, Rare Books, and the E. A. McIlhenny Natural History Collection. Selected items highlight the diverse experiences of Louisianians over the past century in rural and urban regions, from a variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds, across age, gender and socio-economic groups, and cover topics from corn and home demonstration clubs to wetlands research and disaster response.

For the full press release, click here.

Also on Display

RECENT ACQUISITIONS

LOUISIANA AND LOWER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY COLLECTIONS

in the Reading Room

 


THE GREATER UNIVERSITY:
LSU Agricultural & Mechanical College

September 2 – December 20, 2014
in the Lecture Hall

“The Greater University,” features historical documents and photographs that tell the story of LSU’s expansion and move to the present campus from downtown Baton Rouge in 1926. Materials are drawn from the University Archives, housed in LSU Libraries Special Collections. This is a unique opportunity for incoming students to learn about the history of LSU and the resources available for research at Hill Memorial Library, and to view some of the university’s treasures up close.

On Display

Cooperative Extension at LSU: Commemorating the Centennial of the Smith-Lever Act of 1914
Main Gallery

The Greater University: LSU Agricultural & Mechanical College
Lecture Hall

Recent Acquisitions
Reading Room

In the News

Cooperative Extension at LSU
"AgCenter: Louisiana resource for 100 years"
The Advertiser


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BR Business Report


The Relentless Pursuit of "Equal"
"Integration Exhibit Opens"
LSU Daily Reveille


Centuries of Style
"Style Stories"
The Advocate


"Clothing as Social History"
nola.com


Of Kin & Cane
LSU Daily Reveille

Blacks in the Red Stick
LSU Daily Reveille

Louisiana for Bibliophiles
The Advocate

Change(less): Photography and the Ephemeral Made Permanent
DIG Magazine
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