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Wyoming Equality Day, January 15, 2018

Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. and Wyoming Equality Day! Ronald Reagan signed a bill in 1983 that established Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as a nationally observed holiday.  It was not until 1986 that it was first observed; 2000 was … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from the American Heritage Center!

The American Heritage Center will be closed from December 22 through January 1.  We will reopen on January 2nd.  See you in the New Year! And safe travels if you’re heading out of town. Below is one of the more … Continue reading

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Book Signing on the UW campus for “Snow Chi Minh Trail” by AHC Archivist John Waggener

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AHC Welcomes New Director, Bridget Burke

Bridget Burke has been named director of the University of Wyoming American Heritage Center. She begins the position July 1. “She has a passion for fostering collaborative scholarship, and she will continue to promote the accessibility of the AHC’s internationally … Continue reading

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U.S. Information Agent’s Papers Shed Light on U.S. Propaganda Strategy in S.E. Asia

Lloyd Burlingham was a United States Foreign Service information officer. He was born in Manila, Philippines, around 1911. He graduated from the University of Rochester in 1952 and then studied at Columbia University’s Russian Institute. From 1955 to 1956, he … Continue reading

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The AHC will be closed August 10th, 2015

The American Heritage Center will be closed for research visits on Monday, August 10th, due to a staff retreat. We will reopen at 8am on Tuesday, August 11th.  We apologize for any inconvenience, but look forward to assisting you with … Continue reading

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AHC Director Mark Greene Announces His Retirement

Readers might conclude, from my vita, that I am rather young to retire.  This is unfortunately true.  I am compelled to retire because of the continuing degradation of my health since my lumbar infarction in summer 2012.  I have finally … Continue reading

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