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Wyoming Represents at National History Day!

Each year, a group of Wyoming students competes at the regional and state levels of National History Day for the privilege of continuing on to compete at the national level.  And each year, Wyoming performs exceptionally well at the national … Continue reading

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A Virtual 4th of July Parade!

We at the American Heritage Center wish everyone a very happy Fourth of July! To get us in the spirit of celebrating, we present you with a parade–from 1928!  These photographs show some of the floats in Laramie’s July 4th … Continue reading

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Author C.J. Box to Launch Summer Book Tour for “Shots Fired”

  Please join us at the American Heritage Center for the first stop on C.J. Box’s Shots Fired book tour!          

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How does the AHC use donations?

Watch this video message from AHC director Mark Greene to find out how monetary gifts are used. You’ll find more information about giving to the AHC located here, should you be interested.

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In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb: March!

Or, should that be the other way around?  Most likely, a lot of that depends on where you live.  While some areas have been blanketed with snow and have consistently seen below-zero temperatures, other locations in the U.S. have enjoyed … Continue reading

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Celebrating Wyoming Women: Women’s History Month

It’s finally March, when our thoughts tend to turn to spring, warmer temperatures, and the possibility of spending time outdoors.  Every year, March also brings us Women’s History Month, a celebration of women’s accomplishments and progress towards equal footing with … Continue reading

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Teaching and Learning Geology at UW: Professor Samuel H. Knight

University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center (AHC) has digitized and made accessible online over 3,200 photographs, documents, and 6 films documenting the University of Wyoming science camps and a geology lecture (Chalk Talk) that S.H. Knight gave in the 1960s … Continue reading

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CJ Box to start national book tour at the AHC!

We can hardly wait!  Author CJ Box will kick off his national book tour at the American Heritage Center!  Save the date–it’s March 11!

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Happy Chinese New Year!

Here’s a photograph from the American Heritage Center’s collections to help mark the beginning of the Chinese New Year, which starts today.  2014 is the year of the horse in the Chinese zodiac calendar.

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Farewell to Robert Wynn, Producer and Director

Robert (a.k.a. Bob) Wynn passed away December 12th, 2013 in Calabasas, California. Wynn produced and directed over sixty television shows and specials from the 1960s to the 1990s.  Born in 1932 in St. Louis, Missouri, Wynn began his career as … Continue reading

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