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Happy birthday Mark Twain

One of the greatest American writers was born today, November 30th, in 1835.  The American Heritage Center’s Toppan Rare Book Library not only contains one of the Great American Novels written by Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, but other … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from the American Heritage Center!

The American Heritage Center will be closed from December 24th until January 1st.  We will reopen on January 2nd.  See you in the New Year!

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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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The Rumble in the Stacks Continues with Victors!

Curious about who won the latest rounds–both the Western Round-Up and the Pop Culture Smackdown!  The public has spoken! Here are the winners of the Western round:   And . . . drum-roll please . . . here are the … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Tackling Practice

Here’s a photo from our collections to wish the Cowboys luck against the Idaho Vandals this Saturday in Moscow, ID! Go Pokes!

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Pass it On! National Preservation Week Begins Sunday, April 22nd!

Join the community for this kick-off event at the Alice Hardie Stevens Center from 2-4pm on Sunday, April 22nd.  Get prepared to pass it on–your family history, heritage, and so much more!

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Radio Radio! Radio Actor Phillips H. Lord

Phillips Haynes Lord (1902-1975) was a radio star from the 1920s through the 1950s. He was only in his twenties when he achieved nationwide fame for his radio programs, the most famous among them being “Gangbusters” and several having to … Continue reading

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