Thursday, March 14, 2013

Women’s History Month 2013

In celebration of Women’s History month, the Stephen B. Luce Library honors the first women at SUNY Maritime College and pioneering women in the fields of maritime history, society, and industry with an exhibit of books, photographs, and a digital display.

The virtual exhibit can be viewed from the library’s web portal, including:

· An online slideshow presentation on women in maritime history and the origins of Women’s History Month, featuring information on prominent figures as Captain Joy Bright Hancock, Representative Edith Nourse Rogers, Tracy Edwards, and Linda Greenlaw.

· Recommended readings from the Library’s collection.

· Additional resources on the first female graduates, faculty, and administrators of Maritime College.

The physical exhibit will be on display in the Library’s foyer area featuring archival photographs, reading materials, a digital presentation, and a tribute to the Lillian C. Liburdi Borrone Special Collection.