February 25, 1915 marks a significant date in the history of James Madison University. It was on this date a hundred years ago that the students of what was then The State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg succeeded in securing a student government organization.
Dr. Madison Brown speaks to an interested audience about Christopher Saur. The second event in the JMU Special Collections Spring 2015 Speaker Series was Wednesday, February 11.
Valentine’s Day, February 14th, has its origins in both Christian and Roman holy days. One popular account of Saint Valentine is based on the story of the 3rd century Roman Emperor Claudius II trying to increase the size of his army and forbidding young men from marrying. Bluestone, 1984
By Amanda Haney, Student Assistant We are very pleased to host a series of talks this semester in Carrier Library on topics that connect to the items that we hold in Special Collections. Everyone is welcome to join us in Carrier 301 at 4pm on Wednesdays for these exciting events.