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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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Carla Ten Eyck, see real women: really see women

In honor of Women's History Month, the Hartford History Center at Hartford Public Library celebrates a Hartford-born photographer and her work that asks and answers the question, "when do you feel you are your most beautiful?"
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World War I and America

Hartford Public Library presents a series of programs that are developed and scheduled to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the nation’s entry into the war in 1917.
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Encounters: Declaration of Independence and Bill of Rights

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“Draw a Hartford History-Maker: A Black History Month Community Project”

Featuring portraits of Black Hartford visionaries and changemakers by Hartford area artists of all ages and in all media
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The Tools of Learning–Adult Classes to Improve Reading, Writing and Algebra Skills

Free classes for Hartford adults on how to improve your reading, writing and algebra skills!
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Welcome to the Hartford History Center!

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Wallace Stevens Birthday Bash, featuring Glen MacLeod

Join us for the 21st annual Wallace Stevens Birthday Bash on November 5 at 2:00 pm, from the Friends & Enemies of Wallace Stevens and to benefit Hartford Public Library.
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The History of Puerto Rican Citizenship: A Tertulia with Dr. Charles Venator-Santiago

Join us on Wednesday, September 21, 5:30 pm in the Hartford History Center for our next "tertulia", a social gathering with a literary or artistic focus.
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Poets on Poetry Series with the Connecticut Poetry Society: WINTER 2017

The Connecticut Poetry Society continues its popular monthly poetry series this winter! Programming runs on the last Saturday of the month at the Hartford History Center, 3rd floor of the downtown library from 10:15am-12:15pm. Poets on Poetry is free and open to the public. For further information, visit www.ctpoetry.net.
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Hartford Artisans Weaving Center Exhibit Returns!

August 31—October 31, 2016 ---The HAWC is back with a stunning show of the "plain weave" technique, featured at the Hartford History Center on the 3rd floor at 500 Main Street.
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