"African-American Music in the Charles L. Blockson Collection of African-Americana and the African Diaspora," an exhibit, is on display from Jan. 14 to March 13, in the main exhibit hall on the first floor of Pattee Library, and also in the Diversity Studies Room, in room 109 of Pattee Library. A collection rich in materials relating to African-American, African, Latin-American, and Caribbean history and culture, the exhibit highlights musical resources with the display of album covers, sheet music, posters, and books related to spirituals, slavery songs, emasculation songs, blues, jazz, barbershop songs, vaudeville songs and piano rags.
Full press release here.
Blockson Collection overview here.
Blockson Blog here.