Rosa Parks Arrested, Dec. 1, 1955

Rosa Parks, a seamstress, was arrested in Montgomery, Alabama, for refusing to obey an Alabama law and city ordinance that required her to sit at the back of the bus, making room for white passengers.  Ms. Parks was an active member of the Montgomery chapter of the...

Thanksgiving, Nov. 24, 2011

Since 1621, the United States has traditionally celebrated a Thanksgiving.   However, it wasn’t until President Abraham Lincoln issued a Proclamation on October 3, 1863, declaring the last Thursday in November as a day to give thanks, that the country observed...

Gettysburg Address

On November 19, 1863, President Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address.  Lincoln was scheduled secondarily to follow famed orator Edward Everett at the consecration of the National Cemetary at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.  Lincoln’s speech took all of two...

Laptop Chargers @ Circulation Desk

Need a charger for your laptop or iPad?  GW Law students may borrow a charger for a Windows or Mac laptop or for an iPad.  Borrowing is subject to availability of a charger and loan periods are limited to 4 hours.  Chargers are available for GW Law students only....

Bike Locks @ Circulation Desk

Need a bike lock?  GW Law students may borrow a bike lock at the circulation.  Locks are subject to availability and loan periods are limited to one day.  Only GW Law students may borrow a bike lock.  We have 3 bike locks.  Bike locks may not be reserved or placed on...

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