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Press Kit: Black American Military Experience Collection

Media Contact

Bonnie Ann Cain-Wood, APR
Phone: (405) 744-7331
Fax: (405) 744-7579
Email: lib-pub@okstate.edu

Media Advisory

The OSU Library formally opened the Black American Military Experience Collection on Feb. 21, 2008. Gail Buckley, the daughter of Lena Horne and author of American Patriots: The Story of Blacks in the Military from the Revolution to Desert Storm, gave the keynote address . The collection centers around military service from the U.S. Revolution to the Vietnam War, and many of the items deal with race, slavery and civil rights.

  • What: The Black American Military Experience Collection is open to the public and may be viewed by appointment
  • Where: Special Collections & University Archives, Edmon Low Library, OSU-Stillwater Campus
  • When: Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm or by appoinment. Call 405-744-6311 to make arrangements to view the collection.

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URL: http://www.library.okstate.edu/news/buckley.htm
Last Updated: 2 June 2008