4th Floor, Library Exhibit Cases
Graphic artist Jos Sances and educator Bill Morgan created this wonderful series of drawings and biographies as a basic introduction to the labor movement in the United States. The panels are based on a larger set of “labor hero” trading cards, a selection of which are displayed in each case. Sances and Morgan chose working class leaders who were activists in unions as well as other justice movements in order to illustrate the strong connection between labor and progressive social change....
June 20 - August 20, 2018
Sutro Library Reading Room 5th Floor
War has been a central feature in every society, from the Ancients to today. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of November 11, 1918 which ended the fighting of World War I. With hundreds of thousands of books written on the subject – ranging from battles to strategy to emergency medical care on the field, to the machinery of warfare-- the Sutro Library will display a varied and diverse collection of our holdings on the subject. There will be unique artifacts, books, and...