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Holocaust Memorial at the Mandell JCC in West Hartford and plaster model of same sculpture. Elbert Weinberg collection, Hartford History Center, Hartford Public Library.

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Oral History Workshop

Interested in collecting oral histories in your neighborhood? Learn the techniques with public humanities professor and oral history specialist at Williams College, Dr. Annie Valk.
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Encounters: Alchemy & Science

Join us for small group discussion on Alchemy & Science.
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Hartford NAACP 100 Years – Video Teaser

Greater Hartford NAACP celebrates 100 years.
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Wicked Hartford

Join author and activist Stephen Thornton in a discussion of his recently released book, Wicked Hartford.
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Before Salem: CT Witch Hunting 1647-1663

Author Talk & Book Signing with Richard S. Ross III.
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Encounters: The Voting Rights Act

Please join us for a dialogue about the Voting Rights Act and the power of the individual vote. Our discussion will take place in the galleries of the special exhibition 30 for 30.
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When Hartford’s Melting Pot Turned Brown: The Puerto Ricanization of Frog Hollow

Pawlowski shows through photographs that the Puerto Ricanization of Frog Hollow brought a revitalized Park Street, rehabilitated housing, safer streets, political power, and cultural exposure.
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Time To Try Tied Weaves

Every year the Hartford Artisans Weaving Center challenges its members to learn a new structure or technique.
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Get With The Times!

The exhibition celebrates the re-opening of the Hartford Times Building as the centerpiece of the UConn's new downtown campus.
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CT Civilian Conservation Corps: History, Memories & Legacy

Join author and researcher Martin Podskoch for a discussion of his book, Connecticut Civilian Conservation Corps Camps: Their History, Memories and Legacy.
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Hartford History Center, located on the third floor of the Downtown Hartford Public Library, is open Tuesday through Friday, 1:00-5:00 p.m., and by appointment.

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