Exhibits contain narrative essays detailing events, eras, movements, individuals and groups which have defined the history of George Mason University. Please select an exhibit from the list below by clicking on its link.

1949-1954: The Idea
1954-1958: Terra Incognita
1957-1964: The Little Red Schoolhouse
1964-1972: Permanence
1972-1978: Independence
1978-1996: Emergence
1996-2012: Prominence
2012-2019: Vision

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George Mason College: For All the People? : A Report of an Investigation by the Virginia State Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights [annotated]

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Report by the Virginia State Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights regarding George Mason College admissions and hiring…

The Rathskellar

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A man pours beer from a tap into a pitcher.

The Rathskellar

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A patron pays the cashier at the Rathskellar located in the basement of Student Union I.