Vickers’ Presentation at ECCC Event

> Vickers Discusses ‘Work in Literature and Arts’ at ECCC Event
> Ovid Vickers, local historian/author and retired East Central Community College faculty member, discusses Work in Literature and the Arts during a special presentation held Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in the Molly McGee Gold Room of Mabry Memorial Cafeteria on the Decatur campus. Vickers spoke on the significance of work in a variety of art forms, from the poetry of Carl Sandburg to the public art projects of the WPA during the Great Depression. The presentation was held as part of The Way We Worked, a Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition utilizing photographs from the National Archives and Records Administration. The exhibit was housed in the Gordon Room of Mabry Memorial Cafeteria from February 24 through March 28, 2014. The Way We Worked is part of the “Museum on Main Street” project, a national/state/local partnership to bring exhibitions and programs to rural cultural organizations. The program is financially assisted by the National Endowment for the Humanities through the Mississippi Humanities Council. (EC Photo)
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