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Stockton to Host ‘Claiming Citizenship’ Exhibit Jan. 11-Feb. 28

Monday, January 9th, 2012

(MG) Kean Xchange - HRI Gallery - Claiming CitizenshipGALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey will host an inspiring photography exhibit called Claiming Citizenship: African Americans and New Deal Photography from Jan. 11-Feb. 28, on the first floor of the college library (E-Wing of the main campus).

The exhibit is made possible by grants from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, and is free and open to the public.

The exhibit portrays African Americans claiming economic, cultural and recreational opportunities created by the New Deal. Additional display cases highlight how other minorities experienced American life in the Great Depression of the 1930s.