An exhibit entitled 1939 Remembered, now on display on the 4th floor of Bird Library, marks the 75th anniversary of several significant cultural events and achievements. Curated by the Access & Resource Sharing department, this exhibit includes books and other materials from Syracuse University Libraries related to significant events from that memorable year, including:
- the 1939 New York World’s Fair;
- Marian Anderson’s landmark concert at the Lincoln Memorial;
- the release of numerous classic Hollywood movies;
- the opening of the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown.
The exhibit will remain up through the fall 2014 semester.