Baylor University Poage Library

Race for the White House

The opening reception for the Race for the White House exhibit was held on Thursday, Sept. 20. More than 100 guests attended. Hot dogs, hot apple pie and hot popcorn were served to complement the political campaign theme. A special thanks again to Dr. Bob Platt, Ben Guttery and George Meyer who collected most of the political items in the exhibit, and to the Dowdy Foundation for funding the purchase of materials for the library. We are most thankful for Beth Hair who curated the exhibit.

Tim Logan (left) and Jim Griffith peruse the exhibit.
Poage Assistants Meghan Clark (left) and Torie Morgan prepare signs to guide guests to the exhibit.
Candidates in the 60s and 70s used a variety of campaign items.
Marj Riley, Poage Ambassador, greets visitors to the exhibit. She is seen here with her granddaughter, Allyson Riley who works in the Electronic Library
Assoc. Prof. Bill Hair cooks hot dogs for guests of the opening reception to enjoy.