The DC Public Library is pleased to announce the opening of the permanent exhibition, “Its Fingers Were Crossed and Its Guard Was Up: Washington, DC Prepares for the March on Washington For Jobs and Freedom.”
Please join us on Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the Washingtoniana for a special presentation by local historian Mary Belcher and descendants of the Edmonson and Shorter families, whose ancestors founded and were buried in Mt. Pleasant Plains Cemetery.Learn more about the ongoing preservation efforts at this sacred site.
Suzanne Fonzi, one of the new faces in Special Collections
So Suzanne, tell us about yourself?I recently graduated from Georgetown University, where I majored in English. I grew up in Northern Virginia, so I really haven’t gone too far from home for school or work!What’s your job title in Special Collections?