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Today in History: Burr Slays Hamilton in Duel 

Hamilton is all the rage, and if you are lucky enough to get tickets then let us know! While some win lottery tickets, others are fortunate to get them another way -- through a business or personal connection, or outright purchase at hundreds of dollars per seat. With music, lyrics, and book authored by Lin-Manual Miranda, this …

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News Display: Harriet Beecher Stowe Is Born 

Did you know that Harriet Beecher Stowe was born on June 14, 1811 in Litchfield, Connecticut to the Reverend Lyman Beecher and Roxanna Foote Beecher? One of many children, Stowe became a student and then a teacher at Hartford Female Seminary which was founded by her sister Catherine. Harriet began writing stories for a Cincinnati …

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Everett Cafe: Lessons from the Gilded Age 

After collective iterations of selections for the new Everett Café book display, Lessons from the Gilded Age, the last thing I expect to find is a small frog in my path. Down the steep hill at the top of the park, I am cycling too fast to stop, but I shift my Schwinn just a …

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Resources for Visual Sources: Using Library of Congress Archives in the Classroom 

This guide was created by Anne Hays and Leanora Lange for Alexander Pope and Timothy Patterson's course "Visual Sources: Using Library of Congress Archives in the Classroom." Contents LoC American Memory Collections Classroom Materials at the LoC Using the LoC Digital Archives Creatively Other Collections Visiting an Archive in Person Library of Congress American Memory …

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Library Resources for A&HH 6041, Historical Method 

This virtual research guide is intended an overview of library resources and services of particular relevance for Bette Weneck's Fall 2011 course A&HA 6041, Historical Method.  The resources, primarily electronic and accessible on and off campus, have been selected as ones supporting the objectives of the course, i.e.,  to introduce students to "the fundamentals of …

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The captive 

Title: The Captive Author: Joyce Hansen Publisher: Scholastic Call Number: PZ7.H19825 Cap 1995 From the Publisher: Kofi's safe world is suddenly shattered. Ghostly white men, who have arrived from the coast, are stealing his people to sell into slavery. And Africans who speak and dress like the white man are helping them. Oppong, the family's …

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