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  • Negro Leagues Baseball
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    Negro Leagues Baseball

    Bob Kendrick, president and CEO of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, shared the history of the league in Kansas City and how the integration of Major League Baseball led to other actions in the civil rights…

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  • Liljenquist Civil War Photographs
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    Liljenquist Civil War Photographs

    Tom Liljenquist and his sons, Jason, Brandon, and Christian began collecting Civil War ambrotype and tintype photographs of ordinary soldiers in the mid-1990s. In 2010, the family donated more than 700…

    797 views
  • George Kessler and the City Beautiful Movement
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    George Kessler and the City Beautiful Movement

    Mark McHenry shared the story of Landscape architect George Kessler, who was instrumental in laying out Kansas City, Missouri’s park and boulevard system. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a…

    149 views
  • emDreams of Equalityem
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    Dreams of Equality

    The National Park Service commissioned this film for Women’s Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, New York. It presents a recreation of the 1848 Women’s Rights Convention held…

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  • Steamboat Arabia
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    Steamboat Arabia

    David Hawley of the Arabia Steamboat Museum shared the story of Arabia’s recovery and the treasure that it carried. Built in 1853, the Steamboat Arabia survived only 3 years of service before it sank in the…

    428 views
  • Thomas Pendergast
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    Thomas Pendergast

    Pat O’Neill revealed how Thomas Pendergast’s influence helped shape Kansas City and national politics. Thomas Pendergast was a political boss in Kansas City, Missouri, during the 1920's and 30's.…

    110 views
  • World War I Posters
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    World War I Posters

    Doran Cart showed a collection of war posters produced during World War I which were used to generate national propaganda. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2017 LCV…

    108 views
  • Kansas City Public Librarys Stockyard Collection
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    Kansas City Public Library's Stockyard Collection

    Kansas City Public Library’s Jeremy Drouin and staff highlighted “The American Royal: A Gift from the Stockyards” collection and shared the history of the Kansas City Stockyards. The industry fueled the…

    101 views
  • Tom Pendergast Digital Collection
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    Tom Pendergast Digital Collection

    Jason Roe explained the goal of Kansas City Public Library’s “Kansas City During the Pendergast Era” digital collection and how its used to explore the life and influence of Tom Pendergast. Tom Pendergast was a…

    80 views
  • Media Get a Preview of White House Christmas Decorations
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    White House Holiday Decorations Unveiling

    The press toured the White House to look at the Christmas decorations. The 2017 holiday season theme at the White House was “Time-Honored Traditions.”

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  • Discussion on the Kennedy Assassination Records
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    Kennedy Assassination Records

    Martha Murphy, head of the Special Access and Freedom of Information Act staff at the National Archives at College Park, Maryland, talked about the collection of artifacts related to the assassination of…

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  • Longines Chronoscope with Arthur Garfield Hays
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    Longines Chronoscope with Arthur Garfield Hays

    This Longines Chronoscope interview from December 1951 focuses on the issue of McCarthyism and the threat of communism in the United States. Arthur Garfield Hays was co-founder and general counsel of…

    114 views
  • Longines Chronoscope with Senator Joseph McCarthy
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    Longines Chronoscope with Senator Joseph McCarthy

    This is a 1952 episode of a public affairs interview program called “Longines Chronoscope” which aired on CBS between 1951 and 1955. Senator Joseph McCarthy (R-WI) is the guest. He…

    177 views
  • Steamboat Ticonderoga
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    Steamboat Ticonderoga

    Chip Stulen, director of preservation at the Shelburne Museum, talked about the steamboat’s nearly 50 years of service. The Ticonderoga was the last steamboat to operate on Lake Champlain. C-SPAN’s…

    194 views
  • Railroad History in Vermont
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    Railroad History in Vermont

    Shelburne Museum Director of Preservation Chip Stulen highlighted items that tell the story of what traveling through Vermont by train would have been like in the early 1900s. The Shelburne Museum offerings…

    225 views
  • Henry Fords Garage and Childhood Home
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    Henry Ford's Garage and Childhood Home

    Historic structures curator Jim Johnson gave a tour of the garage where Henry Ford built his first car, the quadricycle, and Ford’s childhood home, where he was born in 1863. Both buildings…

    283 views
  • emTunisian Victoryem
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    Tunisian Victory

    Tunisian Victory is a World War II propaganda film on the North Africa campaign co-produced by the British and U.S. governments and released in early 1944. The documentary uses combat…

    169 views
  • Presidential Vehicles
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    Presidential Vehicles

    Transportation curator Matt Anderson gave a tour of the presidential vehicles collection at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn, Michigan. He showed cars that…

    533 views
  • Ethan Allen Homestead Museum
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    Ethan Allen Homestead Museum

    Dan O’Neil, executive director of the Ethan Allen Homestead Museum, talked about Allen’s controversial life and how he came to settle in Burlington, Vermont. Ethan Allen is often called the father of…

    178 views
  • Green Hill Plantation
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    Green Hill Plantation

    Saving Slave Houses project founder Jobie Hill visited the former Green Hill plantation with a team of preservationists and 3D scanning technicians to document several existing structures…

    356 views
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