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- By Lisa Herndon, Managers, Schomburg Communications and Publicity | May 20, 2022Learn about in-person and online materials in the Schomburg Center's collections on award-winning playwright Lorraine Hansberry.
- By Lisa Herndon, Managers, Schomburg Communications and Publicity | March 1, 2022Learn more about Schomburg Center volunteer Virginia Allen—one of the last surviving members of a group of nurses known as “Black Angels."
- By Amber Certain, Educators and Schools Outreach Specialist | March 1, 2022March is Women's History Month—a time to celebrate achievements women have made throughout the course of American history in various fields.
- By NYPL Staff | March 1, 2022Coblentz was a dedicated librarian whose work created catalog and authority records that were the products of deep research.
- By NYPL Staff | February 28, 2022This guide features some of the items on view in the Polonsky Exhibition of The New York Public Library’s Treasures.
- By Tessa Hamilton, Educators and Schools Outreach Specialist | February 28, 2022Through painting, sculpture, photography, and many other art forms, these artists express struggles, hopes, oppression, dreams, and strengt…
- By Lynn Lobash, Associate Director, Readers Services | February 28, 2022From empresses to activists, pioneering scientists to secret spies, these 10 titles highlight remarkable women and their stories.
- By Lynn Lobash, Associate Director, Readers Services | February 28, 2022No matter what you're interested in, something in this list of works from women authors will click.