18th Annual Fall Reception
Please join us for the 18th Annual Fall Reception
Through the Photographer's Eyes
Diana Mara Henry Twentieth Century Photographer Collection
Sunday, September 25, 2016, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. UMass Amherst, W.E.B. Du Bois Library
This year's Fall Reception features the work of photojournalist Diana Mara Henry
spanning four decades of political, social, and cultural change in America.
The Diana Mara Henry Collection (20th Century Photographer),
held in the Library's Special Collections and University Archives, includes a diverse
body of imagery dating back to the 1960s that documents the Women's Movement,
the Women's Pentagon Action, marches for the Equal Rights Amendment,
and the political scene of the 1970s.
The program features comments by Diana Mara Henry;
UMass Amherst History Professor Laura Lovett;
and special guests whose lives are illustrated in the Collection including
Melba Tolliver, Clara McLaughlin, Ed Murphy, and others.
Guests can also enjoy a guided tour of Diana Mara Henry’s photographs, working
and personal memorabilia, and an excerpt of her Libel exhibit.
These exhibits continue through January 13, 2017.
Guided Tour of Exhibit 2:00-3:00 p.m., Special Collections & University Archives, Floor 25,
and Lower Level, Du Bois Library.
Reception and program 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., Lower Level, Du Bois Library .
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC