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Peabody Room: Rebirth of a Special Collections

After the Georgetown Library Fire in 2007

2021-04-29 19:00:00 2021-04-29 20:30:00 America/New_York Peabody Room: Rebirth of a Special Collections Virtual

Thursday, April 29
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2021-04-29 19:00:00 2021-04-29 20:30:00 America/New_York Peabody Room: Rebirth of a Special Collections Our All Alexandria Reads choice depicts a fire at the LA Public Library. The Georgetown Branch of the DCPL also had a catastrophic fire. Librarian Jerry McCoy will describe the recovery. Virtual

Our All Alexandria Reads choice depicts a fire at the LA Public Library. The Georgetown Branch of the DCPL also had a catastrophic fire. Librarian Jerry McCoy will describe the recovery.

Jerry McCoy, a librarian at the DC Public Library’s Peabody Room and Washingtoniana, will discuss the April 30, 2007 Georgetown Neighborhood Library fire and the efforts undertaken to salvage the contents of its Peabody Room, a special collections of Georgetown Neighborhood History.

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