January 19, 2017
Inaugural Facts: FDR was the first President Inaugurated on January 20th, a change made by the 20th Amendment to the Constitution. To read the US Constitution click here. Top read FDR’s speech (the first given on January 20) click here. #TheUSPresidents
January 17, 2017
George Washington was sworn-in as the first US President on April 30, 1789. To read his inauguration address, click here.
January 6, 2017
Fenway Libraries Online (FLO), a consortium of Fenway academic libraries was created thirty years ago today!! #CardinalCushingLibrary @EmmanuelCollege
December 22, 2016
The #CardinalCushingLibrary wishes everyone @Emmanuel College a Happy Holiday and best wishes for 2017!! #ectbt
December 9, 2016
Congratulate Ashley Paleski ’19, winner of the Cushing Library Student Workers’ Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest
Image Credit: Hannah Mignault ’19
December 7, 2016
Seventy-Five Years Ago Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, an act that brought the US into the Second World War. To hear President Roosevelt’s speech to Congress, click below.
December 5, 2016
As in: ”As he gazed at the grand old buildings on either side, admiring their handsome doors, their generously proportioned eaves, their beautiful friezes, and their dignified but timeworn facades, Ka had a strong sense of the people (Armenians who traded in Tiflis? Ottoman pashas who collected taxes from the dairies?) who had once led happy, peaceful, even colorful lives here” (Pamuk, 2005, p.141).
Pamuk, O. (2005). Snow. New York: Vintage Books.