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    Oak Ridge National Laboratory

    Steve Stow, Oak Ridge National Laboratory historian, talked about the history of the laboratory and its involvement in the Manhattan Project, and the “secret city’s” role…

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    U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham

    Bill Verge talked about the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Samuel D. Ingham, the last remaining ship afloat that sank a German submarine during World War II. The ship served on both the…

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    Key West Custom House

    Cori Convertito talked about the U.S. Custom House in Key West, Florida, and the city’s development as a port town in the 1820s. The U.S. Custom House and Key West were central parts…

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    American History TV in Key West, Florida

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Key West, Florida, from April 23-28 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Book Discussion on Quit Your Job & Move to Key West

    David Sloan, co-author of Quit Your Job & Move To Key West: The Complete Guide, shared his personal story and provided insight into the local economy and literary culture of Key West,…

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    Book Discussion on The Jews of Key West

    Arlo Haskell, author of The Jews of Key West, talked about the Jewish history of Key West, Florida, and the influence the community had on the city from 1823-1969. C-SPAN’s Local…

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    Nuestra Senora de Atocha

    Corey Malcom gave a tour of an exhibit containing salvaged wreckage of the Nuestra Senora de Atocha, a ship that sank off the coast of Key West, Florida, in the fall of 1622. The was…

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    Harry S. Truman's Little White House

    Robert Wolz gave a tour of President Harry S. Truman’s Little White House in Key West, Florida. Mr. Wolz showed the house and shared stories of President Truman’s…

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    Fort Zachary Taylor State Park

    Ranger Charles Blevin gave a tour of Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park and talked about the history of the fort. Construction started on the fort in 1845 as part of an effort to…

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    Book Discussion on American Honor Killings

    David McConell talked about his book American Honor Killings: Desire and Rage Among Men, in which he recounts a history of murder cases involving gay men and the motives behind the crimes.…

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    Key West Literary Seminar

    Executive Director Arlo Haskell talked about the Key West Literary Seminar and its impact on the national literary scene. Established in 1983, the annual seminar focuses on the…

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    Key West Public Library History Collection

    Tom Hambright talked about the history of Key West, Florida. He showed documents in the Local History special collection kept in the Key West Branch of the Monroe County Public…

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    Book TV in Key West, Florida

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Key West, Florida, from April 23-28 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Ernest Hemingway House

    Curator Dave Gonzales gave a tour of the Ernest Hemingway’s home in Key West, Florida, and talked about how Key West served as an inspiration for many of his works. The author…

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    Last Slave Ships

    Corey Malcom talked about the final days of the transatlantic slave trade and the 1500 Africans sent to Key West, Florida, after their slave ships were captured by the U.S. Navy. The…

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    Jose Marti and the San Carlos Institute

    President Rafael Peñalver talked about the history of the San Carlos Institute and its importance to Cuban immigrants. Cuban exiles began the institute in the 1870s to encourage…

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    William Jennings Bryan House

    Wayne Hester gave a tour of the William Jennings Bryan House, also known as Fairview. William Jennings Bryan, a Nebraska politician, public speaker, and writer, lived at the house from…

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    Nebraska State Capitol Architecture and Design

    Robert Ripley talked about the design features of the Nebraska State Capitol building, the third to be erected on the site. It was America’s first statehouse design to radically…

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    Nebraska State Capitol Archives

    Karen Wagner showed pieces from the Nebraska State Capitol archives that detail the history of the building. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015…

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    Solomon D. Butcher Photograph Collection

    Karen Keehr talked about Solomon D. Butcher, a settler under the Homestead Act, who in 1886 began producing a photographic record of the history of white settlement in a region of…

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