Civil War photo exhibit opens at WKU

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Witness: Photographs of a Nation Divided, an exhibit presented by WKU’s School of Journalism & Broadcasting and the History Department, opened Jan. 23 with a reception at Mass Media and Technology Hall atrium and gallery. Dr. David Lee, dean of WKU’s Potter College of Arts & Letters, was the keynote speaker for the exhibit opening. This collection of Civil War photography and historic information as well as a re-creation of Matthew Brady’s famous 1862 photographic exhibition documenting the Battle of Antietam, including rarely seen reproductions of images in 3D, will be on display weekdays 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. from Jan. 24 to March 29, excluding the week of March 11. For information about the exhibit, contact the School of Journalism & Broadcasting at (270) 745-4144. More: Additional photos from the exhibit opening are posted on the WKU Facebook page. (WKU photos by Bryan Lemon)

(Source: WKU News, Jan 24, 2013)

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