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Historical Heroines: Medieval Powerhouses

Posted about 9 days ago by Jozlyn H and Stefani H

This post is inspired by Jozlyn’s medieval history professor's passion for Middle Ages-era women, as well as by Stefani's colonial history professor having told her class, “Now that you have this knowledge, you can’t pretend you don’t.” Coming to fruition thanks to two librarians and history nerds, this blog is sure to have you wondering if it always, really has been a “Man’s World”!

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Repeating History: How the Presidential Election of 1876 May Inform the Outcome of the Current Presidential Race

Posted about 12 days ago by Rebecca S

As with any political conversation, it is important to consider the ways in which the past informs the present. Read further to explore how the disputed 1876 election of 19th U.S. President Rutherford B. Hayes may provide insight into our current moment and take a look into the voting resources available to you at our library and in our community.

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Pride Month

Posted about 1 year ago by April S

Pride Month is observed every year in June and has sparked year-round celebrations, events and nationwide efforts to increase awareness of issues important to the LGBTQ+ community.

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