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Hidden Estonian flag, ca. 1939-1940. Vabamu Museum of Occupations and Freedom Key Artifacts Collection, 1939-1991: purl.stanford.edu/pw544hq8806

Stanford Libraries and Vabamu launch online exhibit on freedom and the history of Estonia

April 25, 2022
by Liisi Esse

Stanford Libraries and Vabamu have launched a new online exhibit, “The Aim is Freedom: A History of Occupations and Independence in Estonia." The exhibit, which was curated by making use of Stanford's online exhibit platform Spotlight, draws material from Vabamu's collection of manuscripts and artifacts and explains the historical events through personal stories. The exhibit introduces the history of Estonia during the Nazi and Soviet occupations and describes the story of the restoration of Estonia’s independence in the 1980s

Internship for first-generation high school students

April 18, 2022
by Adan Griego

The Stanford Libraries will once again host several high school students this summer for the Libraries High School Internship Program. The program supports first-generation, local, college-bound students by providing paid work experience, along with enrichment activities that highlight topics and skills relevant to the college experience. The program, which first began in the summer of 2013, has been on hiatus for several years, however, starting June 2022, the Libraries will welcome eight students from the East Palo Alto Academy.

Avi Udash and Rohan Cherivirala

Guest blogger: Rohan Cherivirala (University Archives student employee)

April 4, 2022
by Hanna Ahn

(University Archives student employees Avi Udash on the left and blog post author Rohan Cherivirala on the right)

Hi! My name is Rohan Cherivirala. I am currently a freshman at Stanford University. As of now, I plan on double majoring in math and computer science. Since my second quarter at Stanford, I have been working in the Stanford University Archives and have enjoyed every single minute of it.

Photo of Amalia Mesa-Bains

Amalia Mesa-Bains papers open for research

March 21, 2022
by Alyssa Tou

Special Collections is happy to announce that the Amalia Mesa-Bains papers (M2707) are now open for research. The collection, around 100 linear feet plus 8 map folders, reflects Amalia Mesa-Bains's long-time involvement in, and contributions to, the Chicano art movement and cultural studies and can be accessed through Searchworks.

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