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Music in the Pavilion Series

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania's Music Department, the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, and the Otto E. Albrecht Music Library.

Photograph of Frederick Douglass, Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Papers, University of Pennsylvania Archives
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  • Kislak
February 14, 2023

Douglass Day 2023

Douglass Day is a celebration of 19th-century Black achievement held annually on February 14, the day Frederick Douglass chose to celebrate his birthday. Each year communities gather at universities and colleges across the country to transcribe documents and help create new & freely available resources for learning about Black history.

  • 12:00pm - 3:00pm
  • Orrery Pavilion, Kislak Center, 6th Floor Van Pelt-Dietrich Library
Open to the Public
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Support for Publishing Workshops

Learn the ins and outs of the publishing process through a series of workshops hosted by the Penn Libraries in collaboration with the Grad Center at Penn.