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Benedict Arnold

Benedict Arnold: Patriot and Traitor?

February 20, 2018

A journey through New England, Canada, and New York tracing the complex story of this infamous American icon.
MLK Jr.

The Road to the Promised Land

February 16, 2018 - March 16, 2018

Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement
Writing

Grant Writing Workshop

February 22, 2018

Learn best practices and tools for getting your message across.
February 16, 2018  to  March 16, 2018

The Road to the Promised Land: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement

Featuring photographs, facsimiles of landmark documents, and quotations by Dr. King and others engaged in the struggle for civil rights.

February 18, 2018

"If I am Not For Myself, Who Will Be for Me?" George Washington's Runaway Slave

Oney Judge Staines, according to the Constitution, was only three-fifths of a person. To her masters, George and Martha Washington, she was merely "the girl." All she wanted was the freedom to control her own actions, but her account of escaping the Executive Mansion in Philadelphia, fleeing north and establishing a life in New Hampshire is not a typical runaway story.

February 18, 2018

Russian Iconography: 1,000 Years of Tradition

Traditional Russian icon painting has been a living and evolving art form for more than 1,000 years. This illustrated presentation by Marina Forbes deals with the spiritual and secular significance of Russian religious art from the 10th century to the present day. Icon-making involves the painting of stylized religious images on wood using traditional natural materials and techniques which are determined by longstanding conventions

February 20, 2018

Benedict Arnold: Patriot and Traitor?

George Morrison will take you on a journey through New England, Canada, and New York tracing the complex story of this infamous American icon.

February 20, 2018

Unconditional Surrender: A Visit with Ulysses S. Grant

The performance focuses on Grant’s experiences as President and Lieutenant General of the United States Army, but it also touches Grant’s childhood in Ohio, his military service in the Mexican War and his resignation from the U.S. Army and subsequent attempts to support his family as a civilian.

February 21, 2018

Abolitionists of Noyes Academy

Dan Billin plumbs the depths of anti-abolitionist sentiment in early nineteenth-century New England, and the courage of three young friends destined for greatness.

February 22, 2018

Grant Writing Workshop

Learn best practices and tools for getting your message across, common budget errors, evaluation strategies, as well as general organizational readiness.

February 24, 2018

The Continuing Struggle: Federal Recognition, for Generations Past and Future, Saving the Ancestors

Cultural Anthropologist Stephen O’Neil reviews and discusses some of the videos created for OC Public Libraries’ Acjachemen Community Stories project.