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“Holding the Welfare of Three Million People in Your Hands”: The British Voices from South Asia Series

By Erin M. Hess Today marks the sixty-seventh anniversary of the Indian Independence Act of 1947, and the establishment of India and Pakistan as sovereign nations after nearly ninety years of British rule. Happy Independence Day to all who are

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Newly Available Interviews From The McKinley High Series

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The early part of the year celebrates Black History Month and Women’s History Month.  To honor both, we’d like to share some content from the Williams Center’s collections as a reminder that women have been the backbone of social movements,

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Stories From Saturday Night in Tiger Stadium, Part 4: “Origins”

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EPISODE 20 (9:58) This is the final episode that correlates to the LSU Libraries Special Collections exhibit “Saturday Night in Tiger Stadium” which showcases the players, the games, the facilities, and the culture of LSU Tigers football. Part of this

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Reverend T.J. Jemison, Baton Rouge Civil Rights Advocate, Remembered

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The Reverend Theodore Judson “T.J.” Jemison, civil rights advocate and one of the prime leaders of the Baton Rouge Bus Boycott, passed away on November 15, 2013, at the age of 95.   Rev. Jemison came to Baton Rouge in 1949

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