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The Haldeman-Julius Legacy, a Century In: Disruption, Digitality, Democracy

Date and Time: March 29, 2019, 7:00 PM CT

Location: Girard High School, 415 N Summit St, Girard
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Presented by Jason Barrett-Fox, English Professor, Weber State University

Learn about the legacy of Emanuel Haldeman-Julius, a socialist newspaper editor in Southwest Kansas that brought literature to the masses by publishing little blue books.

Presentation will be followed with "Behind the Little Blue Books," a one-act play written in 1969 and performed by Girard High School students.

Event is part of "The Little Blue Books at 100: Haldeman-Julius's Revolutionary Publishing Venture," public programs celebrating the 100th anniversary of Little Blue Books, pocket-sized versions of classic literature made popular by publisher Emanuel Haldeman-Julius of Girard, Kansas in the first half of the 20th century.

Sponsored by: Pittsburg State University

For more information about this event, please contact:
Steve Cox
(620) 235-4883
http://www.axe.pittstate.edu

 

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