Monthly Archives: April 2012

April is National Poetry Month

The American Heritage Center has among its holdings a number of literary figures–authors, journalists, as well as poets.  With April’s celebration of poetry and poets, we thought it fitting to share with you some of the lyrical offerings to be … Continue reading

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The AHC Has a New Website

The University of Wyoming has been greatly advancing the University’s web presence in recent years, and this month the AHC finally caught up by converting its website to the established look-and-feel of the university’s website and brand standards. Though the … Continue reading

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Your history–pass it on with Preservation Week!

Celebrate National Preservation Week with a week full of activities for every kind of history buff — from beginner to pro preservationist, this week has something for everyone.   Faculty at the American Heritage Center are teaming up with the UW … Continue reading

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Sky High in Wyoming

In a press release written to accompany the release of her film, Sky High in Wyoming, the documentary filmmaker Mildred Capron (whose papers reside at the American Heritage Center) states: An easterner by birth and background, 14 years in China … Continue reading

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Crow Tribal Photographs, Then and Now

Dan Hayward and Audrey Plenty Hoops will deliver two complementary multi-media talks about the Crow, or Aps’aalooke, Indian Nation of southern Montana.  Hayward’s presentation, titled Crow Tribal Photographs, Then & Now, will introduce his large photographic project of the same … Continue reading

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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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Reporting from the Front: Richard Tregaskis, War Correspondent

Although not members of the armed forces, war correspondents risk their lives on missions to inform the world about what is truly happening in war zones. One such war correspondent was Richard Tregaskis (1916-1973), whose papers are held here at … Continue reading

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