Holding History Advance Screening
WPSU Penn State and University Libraries co-hosted an advance screening of the documentary, "Holding History: The Collections of Charles L. Blockson" on Friday, December 4, 2015. A reception was held in Mann Assembly Room, followed by a screening of the film in Foster Auditorium. Tours were also offered to the Charles L. Blockson Collection of African-Americana and the African Diaspora, third floor, West Pattee Library.

Holding History tells the story of collector, historian, and Penn State alumnus Charles L. Blockson's lifelong journey to unearth and preserve the history, culture, and contributions of people of African descent. The documentary will air on WPSU-TV at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 21, 2016.

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