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An archivist’s reflections on the success of ‘A Campus Divided’

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

By Kate Dietrick, Archivist, Nathan and Theresa Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives

On August 14, the exhibit A Campus Divided: Progressives, Anti-Communists, Racism, and Antisemitism at the University of Minnesota, 1930-1942 opened on the second and third floors of Elmer L. Andersen Library.

Pulling from materials in the University Archives, Upper Midwest Jewish Archives, Minnesota Historical Society, local newspapers, and more, the exhibit was a culmination of years of original research by co-curators Riv-Ellen Prell and Sarah Atwood.

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Immigration Response Team: Support the Dream Fund

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

"I fear my family will be separated, or that I will be unable to continue my graduate studies. This is an emotional and psychological burden that I cannot escape." - UMN graduate student with DACA

Dear friends,

Many of you have followed us since the Immigration Response Team was launched last March. 

Today, I write to ask for your help.


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