Bob Simms: An Activist’s Life and Legacy
This exhibit offers a snapshot of the life and legacy of Robert H. Simms and an overview of some of the research resources available in his collection. The online exhibit contains photographs, maps, a timeline, a bibliography and information on the collection held in Special Collections, Otto G. Richter Library.
Civil Rights Movements and the Black Experience in Miami
The Civil Rights Movement and the Black Experience in Miami is the online companion of the Special Collections exhibit located on the 2nd floor of the Otto G. Richter Library, University of Miami (February 18 – May 1, 2009). The selected images tell a story of struggle, community challenges, and hope for Black Miami in the 20th century. Through a combination of personal papers, books, professional photography, fliers and reports of civil rights activities this exhibition on Black Miami presents a sobering glimpse at what was and illustrates a path of civic involvement and pride. University of Miami Libraries, Special Collections.
Albert del Pozo’s Orichas
The Oricha Collection by Alberto del Pozo pays homage to the primary gods and goddesses that comprise the Afro-Cuban religion of Santería. Each pen, crayon, and ink illustration measures 40 by 30 inches. The Oricha Collection is held in the University of Miami Libraries Cuban Heritage Collection.
The University of Miami Commemorates 50 Years of Desegregation
This exhibit highlights pivotal moments of desegregation at the University of Miami. The photographs, newspaper clippings and various documents from the University’s Archives trace tentative explorations starting as early as the 1950s to the official desegregation on the main Coral Gables Campus in the 1960s.