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One of the greatest American writers was born today, November 30th, in 1835. The American Heritage Center’s Toppan Rare Book Library not only contains one of the Great American Novels written by Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, but other … Continue reading
Sports, recreation, and leisure are so entwined with life in American and the human experience itself, it should not be surprising that many of the collections held at the American Heritage Center contain at least some information related to these … Continue reading
“I lived the American dream, building a successful career as a journalist, but I was living a lie…I’m actually an undocumented immigrant,” said Jose Antonio Vargas to radio weekly Democracy Now! in a recent interview. He has shared his experiences … Continue reading
Today the American Heritage Center honors military veterans and those in active duty; and commemorate those who never came home. Thank you.
On this day in 1927 Charles Lindbergh landed his plane in Paris and gained instant fame for being the first to fly across the Atlantic solo. In honor of this day in aviation history the American Heritage Center is excited … Continue reading