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Peek in the Stacks
Special Collections & Archives’ Culinary Collection holds just under 700 cookbooks. In order to take a closer look at some of these unique holdings I selected a few recipes to recreate using my favorite ingredient—Honey. Honey is one of the oldest known sweets in the world. The nectar from the honey bee takes on the flavor of the flowering plants nearby and taste can vary depending on the plant.Read more. . .
In October 2023, Queer Studies faculty who hosted episodes in the limited podcast series Remnants of Resistance gathered for a live panel discussion about their experiences working on the project. During the discussion, Heidi Schumacher, Colleen Tripp, Marie Cartier, Sid Hansen, Xochitl Alvizo, Omar Gonzalez, and Stefanie Drew....Read more. . .
In 1887, after Reconstruction, a black man named Robert Creecy purchased a parcel of Canebrake Plantation land in Louisiana from Florestan Waggenspauch. Creecy sold half the parcel to another buyer, while retaining ownership of the remaining land. In 1898, Creecy's son-in-law, a 25-year-old black man with indigenous ancestry named Robert Celestin, purchased the half parcel of land back...Read more. . .
In 1976, the LAPD executed a raid on a “slave auction” with 120 officers, two helicopters, and invited videographers and photographers. Forty men were arrested, one of whom requested a copy of the police report after his release. Part of the Aristide Laurent Collection, it paints a specific picture of that night. In this episode....Read more. . .