Thou Art the Mother Womb, from the Judy Chicago Papers. Photo by Kevin GradyThou Art the Mother Womb, from the Judy Chicago Papers. Photo by Kevin Grady

Burst of Imagination

The Library’s collections contain a number of works of art, and the renovation afforded an opportunity to bring some of them out of storage. 

Photo by Kevin GradyPhoto by Kevin Grady

Back to School

Anyone who teaches or studies knows the special energy September brings, as the leaves begin to turn and schools and campuses spring to life.

Courtesy of the Schlesinger LibraryCourtesy of the Schlesinger Library

Sweet Music

Julia Child costars with Jean Stapleton in new acquisition.

An unlabeled slide from Height's travels in East Africa; the stamp on the box reads "Aug 7 53." Photo by Ivelisse EstradaAn unlabeled slide from Height's travels in East Africa; the stamp on the box reads "Aug 7 53." Photo by Ivelisse Estrada

A Lifetime of Working Toward Justice

There’s no one word or moment that can adequately describe the life and work of Dorothy Irene Height. A civil rights activist who worked for gender and racial equality, Height spent the better part of her life fighting for justice. 

Writing from the Library (Fall 2019)

Schlesinger Library collections helped researchers elevate lesser-known heroes of the women’s suffrage movement in the United States.