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June 2017

Why Preserve? Digitizing Stories: CT Latinos in WWI

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Hartford History Center, 500 Main St
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Dr. Harry Franqui-Rivera of Bloomfield College, New Jersey, will discuss opportunities for CT-based Latino WWI veterans and/or their families to bring memorabilia, photographs, and their oral stories to be collected, digitized, and interviews recorded at the Hartford History Center for incorporation into the Connecticut State Library’s digital collection. He will discuss why it is important to preserve this information and offer suggestions of what to bring to the digitization day that will take place at the Hartford History Center of…

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Digitization Day: CT Latinos in WWI

June 10 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hartford History Center, 500 Main St
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Trained digitization and recording specialists will digitize photographs, memorabilia, and record interviews of Connecticut-based Latino WWI veterans and/or their families for the digital collection of the Connecticut State Library. Spanish and English speakers will be available. Especialistas entrenados en digitalización y grabación digitalizarán objetos y fotografías y grabarán entrevistas de veteranos latinos/as de WWI, residentes de Connecticut, o/y su familia para la colección digital de la Biblioteca Estatal de Connecticut. Habrán asistentes que hablan español e ingles. Learn more about…

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Hartford NAACP Celebrating 100 Yrs: Voices of Living Presidents

June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hartford History Center, 500 Main St
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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The Greater Hartford NAACP is celebrating 100 years with a panel of its living presidents. Stories will be shared about its founding and how the NAACP has impacted the Greater Hartford region with its social justice work through the years. The Greater Hartford NAACP was founded in October 1917 when local leaders and national NAACP officers W.E.B. DuBois, Mary White Ovington, and James Weldon Johnson traveled from New York City to Hartford at the invitation of Mary Townsend Seymour, a…

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