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WVU Tech to hold ribbon cutting ceremony for former West Virginia congressman’s archives

Former Congressman Nick Rahall stands in with a group of people. He has a big smile on his face and is wearing a gray suit with a white dress shirt. He has white hair.

A ceremony officially opening the U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall Congressional Archive at the WVU Institute of Technology is scheduled for Wednesday (Aug. 2) in Beckley. (WVU Photo)

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WHAT: West Virginia University Institute of Technology will officially open the U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall Congressional Archive, a selection of photos and records spanning Rahall’s 38 years representing the Mountain State in the U.S. House of Representatives, with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

WHO: Former U.S. Rep. Rahall, WVU Tech representatives, state officials

WHEN: Wednesday, Aug. 2, 11 a.m.

WHERE: 512 S. Kanawha Street, Beckley

Due to space constraints, the formal program will occur at the Robert C. Byrd Learning Resource Center, across the street from the archive location. Parking will be available in the Learning Resource Center lot near 313 S. Kanawha Street.

Registration is encouraged.

The Beckley location includes a portion of the Rahall archives. The bulk of the materials are housed at the West Virginia and Regional History Center, located in Morgantown.



MEDIA CONTACT: Molly Farrell
Assistant Director, University Relations
WVU Institute of Technology

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