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Detroit Public Library: A History

Detroit Public Library: An American Classic
Tuesday, July 14 2:00 PM
Virtual gathering on Zoom

Barbara Cohn, co-author of The Detroit Public Library: An American Classic (2017) and a master's candidate in museum studies at Johns Hopkins University, will highlight Jewish Detroiters instrumental in the foundation and sustenance of the Detroit Public Library from the 1800s to the 1960s. We will hear their many surprising and inspiring stories, including the conflict between the Detroit Library Commission and the Detroit Police "Censorship Squad."

Date: July 14, 2020
Time: 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Format: Zoom (virtual conference platform)
Cost: The event is free to JHSM members only. There is a fee of $18 for non-members.
PLEASE REGISTER BY 9 PM ON MONDAY, JULY 13
Instructions for joining the Zoom call will be sent the day before.

Presented by the Jewish Historical Society of Michigan

 

Register here: https://form.jotform.com/201684866699173

Date
Friday, July 17, 2020
Venue
Virtual
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The Detroit Public Library

An American Classic

Barbara Madgy Cohn and Patrice Rafail Merritt

A photographic tour of the Detroit Public Library’s rich art and architectural history.

Hardback
Published: May 2017
ISBN: 9780814342329
eBOOK
Published: May 2017
ISBN: 9780814342336