Category Archives: Digital collections

World War II Films Digitized: Paul J. Halloran

The American Heritage Center has digitized and made accessible online 30 films from the Paul J. Halloran papers #4832. Paul J. Halloran was a prominent naval officer and civil engineer during the twentieth century. He oversaw construction of Pacific airbases … Continue reading

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Jacques Kapralik and the Art of Film Promotion

The American Heritage Center is fortunate to hold the papers and artwork of Jacques Kapralik. Kapralik was a commercial artist and caricaturist whose art was used in the promotion of motion pictures throughout Hollywood’s Golden Era of the 1930s-1950s. Born … Continue reading

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A Close Look at Development in Cody, WY: The George T. Beck Papers

The American Heritage Center at the University of Wyoming has an exciting announcement! We have digitized and made accessible online over 6,000 documents and photographs from the George T. Beck papers. George T. Beck came to Wyoming in 1879, and … Continue reading

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Parade of Turkeys

We at the American Heritage Center wish everyone a warm and happy Thanksgiving holiday.  To celebrate, we would like to share some images of the turkeys and Thanksgiving scenes in our collection.  However, in several of the photographs, the turkey … Continue reading

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Women Journalists: New Digital Images Available

As the result of a generous gift from Toni Stabile, we are pleased to announce that nearly 11,000 items (10,967, to be exact) from four different collections were digitized.  Ms. Stabile’s donation was directed towards scanning collections by women journalists … Continue reading

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Sky High in Wyoming

In a press release written to accompany the release of her film, Sky High in Wyoming, the documentary filmmaker Mildred Capron (whose papers reside at the American Heritage Center) states: An easterner by birth and background, 14 years in China … Continue reading

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Happy Holiday Air Travel!

With many people preparing to fly home to visit relatives during the upcoming holidays, we thought it was time for an aviation-themed blog.  Now, some of you might be nervous fliers.  But perhaps it will make you feel better to … Continue reading

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