A Piece of Lithia Park History

Hannon Library’s Special Collections recently received the gift of a Bausch and Lomb “balopticon” slide projector (sometimes called a stereopticon or “magic lantern”) which had belonged to John Herbert Doran, the first manager of Lithia Park Auto Camp. Stereopticon shows were a form of popular entertainment before the advent of moving pictures. The gift also includes three sets of glass […]

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ICYMI: Fall 2017

As the clock winds down on the term, let’s take a look back at some of the highlights from fall 2017. Week of Welcome Hannon Library opened up the 2017-18 academic year with its first-ever Week of Welcome Open House. New (and not-so-new) students had the opportunity to tour the building, meet librarians and library […]

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The Right to Wine

Had any good wine lately? If so, you can thank the 21st Amendment for that. On December 5, 1933, the United States Congress passed the 21st Amendment, putting an end to the Prohibition Era. Once again, Americans could buy, sell, and consume alcoholic beverage. Now, more than eighty years later, many Oregonians have made the […]

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World Theatre Day

March 27 is World Theatre Day, a day meant to commemorate all forms of theatre and to promote the value of theatre arts world-wide. Celebrate your play appreciation with these new additions to Hannon Library’s book collections: Shakespeare in Cold War Europe: Conflict, Commemoration, Celebration Erica Sheen, Isabel Karremann (Palgrave Macmillian, 2016) PR3017 .S55 2016 […]

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