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Zines: A People's History of Sexuality


In New Orleans, a part-time bicycle courier by day and drag queen by night struggles to defend his femininity to the middle-school boys he mentors at a progressive charter school.

To and from the Aztecs in Service

Letter from Lionel Chase, 1942

Over four thousand letters from Aztecs during World War II are now available online at the Library’s Digital Collections website.

Annie's Letters

The Ann Elizabeth Moore Papers

Aztecs on "Hell's Last Acre" - the Battle for Iwo Jima

At this time seventy years ago – Feb 19 to March 26, 1945 – one of the bloodiest and deadliest battles of the Pacific war took place on the volcanic island of Iwo Jima (Sulfur Island).

Janus Press is Turning 60

This month we are happy to honor the work of Janus Press, founded sixty years ago by the tremendously talented Claire Van Vliet.

Peoples Temple at Jonestown

Peoples Temple at Jonestown: Interpretations of Jonestown in Art, Photography, Sound, Film, and Words is currently on display in the Louis Kenney Reading Room of Special Collections.

San Diego State's Doolittle Raiders

Friday, April 18 marks the 72nd anniversary of the 1942 “Doolittle Raid,” arguably one of the most important events on the Pacific front during World War II. Led by Lt. Col.

Celebrating Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month, Special Collections is pleased to showcase some of our African-American treasures!

Odd Scraps of Magical Wisdom

Special Collections is pleased to announce the opening of our new exhibit, Odd Scraps of Magical Wisdom: Secrets of the Occult in Special Collections, located in the Louis A. Kenney Reading Room of Special Collections on the fourth floor of the Library Addition.


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