We thank Bywaters Special Collections curator Ellen Buie Niewyk for submitting this post. In December, 1933, Jerry Bywaters and Alexandre Hogue were commissioned, as part of the Public Works of Art Administration during the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration, to paint a series… Continue Reading →
In 2011, the National Film Preservation Foundation awarded Hamon’s G. William Jones Film and Video Collection a grant of $31,000 to support the preservation of the Yiddish-language film Catskill Honeymoon (1950, directed by Joe Berne). We are happy to announce that the NFPF… Continue Reading →
The Meadows Opera Theatre will be performing “Susannah” by Carlisle Floyd from Thursday, February 5th until Sunday, February 8th. Click here for more information about this event.
Hamon and Fondren hold diverse collections of graphic novels that cover a range of subjects such as cultural identity, illness, politics, and history. Graphic novels are usually longer than comic books and tell a single story within one volume. Graphic novels… Continue Reading →