Dr. King’s 1965 speech, complete with King’s handwritten notes, will be in the McWherter Library rotunda until April 13th, and can be viewed for free on both weekdays and weekends during the library’s normal hours of operation.
Don’t miss “In Their Words: The 1968 Sanitation Strike” on display on the 1st and 4th floors of McWherter Library. This exhibit pulls directly from primary sources of people that were involved with the 1968 sanitation workers’ strike that brought Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Memphis. The collection was assembled and created by the Memphis Search for Meaning Committee, an ad hoc, non-profit committee of volunteers lead by Carol Lynn and David Yellin. The committee worked to collect information in the way of interviews, photographs, and other—newer—media such as television video and audio from radio programs and other media outlets. This collection, and the exhibit that follows, provides a snapshot into this time in Memphis and American history.
Social Justice Film Fest will screen The Assassination Tapes with intro by Dr. Aram Goudsouzian, Wednesday, Feb 7, McWherter Library 2nd floor
Check out the the University of Memphis Confucius exhibit on display on the McWherter Library 1st floor!