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[BKARTS] New Exhibition - Series Americana: Post Depression-Era Regional Literature


Broward County Library's

Bienes Museum of the Modern Book

The Dianne and Michael Bienes Special Collections and Rare Book Library


is pleased to announce:


Series Americana

 An Exhibition of Selected Post Depression-Era Regional Literature 

From the Collection of Carol Fitzgerald

October 25, 2007-January 8, 2008


The Series Americana books were published during the years 1940-1980 and
contain 153 separate titles, 

78 of which will be on exhibit.


The 12 series are:


American Customs Series

American Folkways Series

American Forts Series

American Lakes Series

American Mountain Series

American Procession Series

American Trails Series

Mainstream of America Series

Regional Murder Series

Regions of America Series 

Seaport Series

Society in America Series



The books provide a compelling portrait of America, a unique
self-portrait that encompasses the American people, their history and
culture, and the nation's and the continent's natural treasures - its
mountains, plains, lakes, and trails - over a broad sweep of time
measured in centuries.


Please also visit the virtual exhibition at:

Co-sponsored by the 


Fontaneda Society: Book Collectors' Club of South Florida


October 25, 2007


Opening Reception: from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.


Speaker: Carol Fitzgerald from 7:45 - 8:15 p.m.


Free and open to the public

Refreshments will be served


RSVP if attending only



Bienes Museum of the Modern Book

Broward County Main Library, 6th Floor

100 South Andrews Avenue

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301




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