Monthly Archives: April 2017

Have You Ever Wondered What It’s Like to be a Volunteer at the Western Regional Archives? By Dawn Robuck

A lot of fun! Laid-back! Interesting! Those are the first three thoughts that popped into my mind as I looked back over the past months working as a new volunteer. I don’t know what I expected when I went to … Continue reading

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Some Notes about Printing at Black Mountain College

With all its novelties and innovations, it is no wonder that Black Mountain College is still studied today as a model of experimental and democratic education. One of the opportunities afforded students was instruction and practical experience using a printing … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month: Poetry at Black Mountain College

Black Mountain College, which operated at two locations in the Swannanoa Valley between 1933 and 1957, has been described as “the ideal of American experimental education.” The curriculum and atmosphere were conducive to creativity and free thinking. Its early years … Continue reading

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