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Fremont County Films Show Arapahoe and Shoshone Events, Community Gatherings, and Family Moments–Now Online!

The University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center (AHC) has digitized and made accessible online 16 films from the Harry S. Harnsberger motion pictures and audiotapes #1987. Harry S. Harnsberger came to Wyoming in 1907 and settled in Fremont County, where … Continue reading

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U.S. Information Agent’s Papers Shed Light on U.S. Propaganda Strategy in S.E. Asia

Lloyd Burlingham was a United States Foreign Service information officer. He was born in Manila, Philippines, around 1911. He graduated from the University of Rochester in 1952 and then studied at Columbia University’s Russian Institute. From 1955 to 1956, he … Continue reading

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The AHC will be closed August 10th, 2015

The American Heritage Center will be closed for research visits on Monday, August 10th, due to a staff retreat. We will reopen at 8am on Tuesday, August 11th.  We apologize for any inconvenience, but look forward to assisting you with … Continue reading

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New Mining Collection Now Available Online!

The  American Heritage Center (AHC) at the University of Wyoming has digitized and made accessible online 17 letterpress books, scrapbooks, and albums from the James C. Drayton and William A. Drayton papers (Collection #8177). James C. Drayton was an attorney … Continue reading

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Happy 125th Birthday to the State of Wyoming!

How will you celebrate? Tomorrow, Friday, July 10th, there will be a number of fun and family-oriented activities taking place in Cheyenne to commemorate the fact that Wyoming has been a state since 1890.  Wow! You’ll find the schedule and more … Continue reading

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LGBT Archive of the American West launched in Laramie at the University of Wyoming

The American Heritage Center (AHC) at the University of Wyoming (UW), which houses several significant collections related to slain UW student Matthew Shepard, is currently developing “Out West in the Rockies,” a first-of-its kind regional lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender … Continue reading

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Digitized Trail Diary Now Available!

Are you interested in learning more about westward expansion during the 1850s? If so, you’ll be interested to learn that University of Wyoming’s American Heritage Center (AHC) has digitized and made accessible online the diary and 2 transcripts of the … Continue reading

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