“Western Front Goes Digital, 110 Years of History”
The historical collection of Western’s student newspaper is online!
Tuesday, October 9th, noon-1pm
Join us at Village Books for an engaging presentation and discussion.
Presented by Peter Smith, Special Collection Librarian
& Marian Alexander, Retired Head of Special Collections
Published continuously since 1899, the paper has chronicled the social, academic, athletic, and creative life of the Western community. This presentation outlines the history of the digitization project to this unique resource, reveal highlights of Western’s past and its close connections to Bellingham and the region, and demonstrate how to search and find articles in the Western Front Historical Collection, which is made possible by the generous support of Don and Cindy Hacherl (class of ‘84) and Bert Halprin (class of ‘71).
Village Books and the Western Libraries are pleased to present WWU Connections, a brown bag speaker series highlighting the expertise of WWU faculty & staff.
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