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Happy Mother’s Day

Tucked away in both our local history and our aviation collections are some wonderful stories of mothers from the past. If you have been following our postings on the Patterson brothers during the Civil War, you already know that most … Continue reading

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To Vote But Not to Drink

MS-147: The Papers of Martha McClellan Brown and Rev. William Kennedy Brown highlight the life and work of Martha McClellan Brown. As an organizer, editor, and popular platform speaker, Martha McClellan Brown was a prominent and important figure in the … Continue reading

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Discovering Women’s History in Family Collections

The theme of the 2012 National Women’s History Month is Women’s Education – Women’s Empowerment. One way to learn more about women’s role in history is to seek out primary sources created by women as a way of discovering women’s … Continue reading

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