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  • emReclaiming the Black Pastem
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    Reclaiming the Black Past

    In his book, Reclaiming the Black Past, author Pero Dagbovie explains how black history is misused in popular culture and what can be done to change it. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a…

  • Tour of Lansing Michigan
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    Tour of Lansing, Michigan

    Lori Lanspeary of the Greater Lansing Convention and Visitors Bureau gave a tour of the city, highlighting the downtown and university neighborhoods. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop…

  • emThe Story of Reo Joeem
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    The Story of Reo Joe

    The Reo Motor Company operated in Lansing from 1905 to 1975. In her book, The Story of Reo Joe, author Lisa Fine explores the experiences of Reo’s workforce and its lasting impact on the city. C-SPAN’s…

  • Michigan State Capitol
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    Michigan State Capitol

    Michigan moved its capital from Detroit to Lansing in 1847. Matthew VanAcker, director of the Michigan Capitol Tour Service, explained why Lansing was chosen and gave a tour of the House and Senate chambers.…

  • James Turner and the Origins of Lansing
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    James Turner and the Origins of Lansing

    Lansing became Michigan’s capital city in 1847. In her book, Pioneers, Reformers, & Millionaires, author Elizabeth Homer explains how the city was chosen and the role pioneer James Turner played in getting…

  • Book TV in Lansing Michigan
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    Book TV in Lansing, Michigan

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Lansing, Michigan, from June 20-26, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the…

  • Representative Elissa Slotkin on Michigans 8th Congressional District
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    Representative Elissa Slotkin on Michigan's 8th Congressional District

    Representative Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) talked about the 8th Congressional District, including its history and economic drivers. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV…

  • Secret Lives of Michigan Objects
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    Secret Lives of Michigan Objects

    The “Secret Lives of Michigan Objects” Exhibit highlights Michigan-related artifacts and experiments with new and different ways to present these objects in a museum setting. Michigan History Center Museum…

  • Michigan History Museum
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    Michigan History Museum

    The Michigan History Center tells the story of the state’s growth from its indigenous peoples to the success of Detroit’s auto industry. Community Engagement director Tobi Voigt gave a tour of the museum and explained…

  • RE Olds and Lansings Automobile Industry
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    R.E. Olds and Lansing's Automobile Industry

    Ransom E. Olds is credited for the growth of the automobile industry in Lansing, Michigan, which at one time was the home for Olds Motor Works and REO Motor Car Company. R.E. Olds Transportation Museum…

  • Coal Mining in Wyoming
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    Coal Mining in Wyoming

    Coal mining played a major role in the development of Sheridan, Wyoming, and the surrounding area. Sheridan County Museum Executive Director Mikayla Larrow, shared how the coal industry shaped the makeup of…

  • Sheridan WYO Rodeo
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    Sheridan WYO Rodeo

    Since 1932 the Sheridan WYO Rodeo has been providing entertainment through bull riding, calf roping, and Indian relay race events. Tom Ringley, rodeo historian, and Nick Siddle, Sheridan WYO Rodeo president,…

  • Wyoming Economy and Infrastructure
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    Wyoming Economy and Infrastructure

    Representative Cyrus Western, House District 51, of the Wyoming State Legislature talked about the economy and infrastructure of the area. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their…

  • US Senator John B Kendrick
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    U.S. Senator John B. Kendrick

    Completed in 1913, the Trail End Historic Site was the mansion home of cattleman, banker and politician John B. Kendrick and his family. Sharie Shada, site superintendent, talked about the site and John B.…

  • Process of Horseshoeing
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    Process of Horseshoeing

    Horseshoes are designed to protect a horse’s hoof from wear, and the fitting of horseshoes is a professional occupation. Colter Manley, owner of Manley Farrier Services, talked about the role of a horse…

  • Brinton Museum
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    Brinton Museum

    Once a 620 acre ranch in the foothills of the Bighorn Mountains, the Brinton Museum now displays Western and American Indian art from the last three centuries. Museum Director Kenneth Schuster showed items…

  • Fort Phil Kearny
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    Fort Phil Kearny

    One of three forts built along the Bozeman Trail by the U.S. Army to protect travelers from attacks by Plains Indians, Fort Phil Kearny Historic Site gives visitors a feeling of what it was like for American…

  • Historic Sheridan Inn
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    Historic Sheridan Inn

    Completed in 1893, the Sheridan Inn in Sheridan, Wyoming, was once home to Buffalo Bill Cody and considered one of the finest hotel’s between Chicago and San Francisco. Sheridan Travel and Tourism Executive…

  • American History TV in Sheridan Wyoming
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    American History TV in Sheridan, Wyoming

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Sheridan, Wyoming, from July 6-12, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the…

  • Miss Indian American Collection
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    Miss Indian American Collection

    Sheridan Fulmer Public Library’s Wyoming Room manager Kim Ostermyer showed items from Sheridan’s Miss Indian American Collection and explains how the pageant competition helped improve relations between…

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