Upcoming Events

Feb 01
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What do patterned scarves have to do with politics? Find out when you join us for a guided tour of the new exhibit Frankie Welch’s Americana: Fashion, Scarves, and Politics. This event is free and open to the public. Free parking for off-campus visitors is available in the Hull Street Deck. For more information, contact Jan Hebbard at jhebbard@uga.edu, 706-583-0213.
 

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, 2nd Floor, Hargrett Library Gallery
Mar 01
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What do patterned scarves have to do with politics? Find out when you join us for a guided tour of the new exhibit Frankie Welch’s Americana: Fashion, Scarves, and Politics. This event is free and open to the public. Free parking for off-campus visitors is available in the Hull Street Deck. For more information, contact Jan Hebbard at jhebbard@uga.edu, 706-583-0213.
 

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, 2nd Floor, Hargrett Library Gallery
Mar 03
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Join guest speaker Madelyn Shaw, on Thursday, March 3 at 6:00 p.m. for an illustrated talk exploring the myths and realities of 1960s fashion. 
A discussion between Shaw and Ashley Callahan, curator of the new exhibition “Frankie Welch’s Americana: Fashion, Scarves, and Politics” will follow the lecture. This event is co-sponsored by the University of Georgia Press, the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences, and the Lucy Hargrett Draper Center and Archives for the Study of the Rights of Women in History and Law.

About the Speakers

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, 2nd Floor, Auditorium (Room 271)
Mar 26
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Join us for an afternoon of family fun highlighting the new exhibit Frankie Welch’s Americana: Fashion, Scarves, and Politics on Saturday, March 26th from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Explore the exhibit with gallery games and activities. Get crafty and make your own scarf design! This event is free and open to the public. Free parking for off-campus visitors is available in the Hull Street Deck. For more information, contact Jan Hebbard at jhebbard@uga.edu, 706-583-0213.
 

1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries
Apr 05

The Russell Library is hosting a panel featuring Drs. James C. Giesen, Associate Professor of History and Grisham Master Teacher, Mississippi State University, and Derek Alderman, Professor of Geography, University of Tennessee.

Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, Auditorium
Apr 05
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What do patterned scarves have to do with politics? Find out when you join us for a guided tour of the new exhibit Frankie Welch’s Americana: Fashion, Scarves, and Politics. This event is free and open to the public. Free parking for off-campus visitors is available in the Hull Street Deck.
For more information, contact Jan Hebbard at jhebbard@uga.edu, 706-583-0213.
 

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm Richard B. Russell Special Collections Libraries, 2nd Floor, Hargrett Library Gallery