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Third Annual Members' Choice Event Selects Books to Commemorate the 125th Anniversary of UNCG

University Libraries’ held its Third Annual Members’ Choice Event on April 20. This exclusive event for the Jackson Society, allows members to vote on their preferred selection of books to be added to the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives. These additions, many of which are first editions, will commemorate the 125th anniversary of UNCG and help grow the collection as it strives to meet the needs of current and future faculty and students, as well as the broader community. The items recently added to UNCG’s Special Collections and University Archives are listed below:
•          Isaac Johnson, Slavery Days in Old Kentucky •          Thomas H. Jones, The Experience of Thomas H. Jones        •          Solomon Northrup, 12 Years a Slave •          Peter Randolph, From Slave Cabin to the Pulpit •          Langston Hughes, The Ways of White Folks •          Sojourner Truth, Narrative of Sojourner Truth       •          Jane Austen, Emma •          Abraham Lincol…