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Linfield students to present the history of McMinnville

Linfield College mass communication students will present research on the history of McMinnville as represented in the mass media 100 years ago on Tuesday, May 15, at 7 p.m. in the Austin Reading Room of the Jereld R. Nicholson Library at Linfield.

The series of presentations, “McMinnville 100 Years Ago,” will show mass media representation of local life a century before. Student presenters are taking the course History of American Mass Media taught by Michael Huntsberger, assistant professor of mass communication. The presentations will cover topics such as agriculture, transportation, civic life, daily life and the role of women in society. The students collaborated with the Yamhill County Historical Society and the Yamhill Enrichment Society in the course of their work.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Huntsberger at 503-883-2271 or mhuntsb@linfield.edu or view the research at the Linfield Digital Commons.