Category Archives: Authors and literature

Talk and book signing, The Snow Chi Minh Trail

The AHC will host a talk and book signing by AHC Associate Archivist John Waggener on Friday, March 9, 2018, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Stock Growers room (room 219) at the American Heritage Center.  A 77-mile … Continue reading

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Celebrating Black History Month: The June Vanleer Williams Story

African-American journalist and editor June Vanleer Williams is not necessarily well-known, but what a rich life she led. Williams was an actress, a casting director, a journalist, a playwright, a poet, and an active member in Karamu House, which is the … Continue reading

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Mary O’Hara: “My Heart is in Wyoming”

Could successful screenwriter and socialite Mary O’Hara exchange her glitzy lifestyle for that of a Wyoming ranch wife? Her friends didn’t think so. But by 1930 Mary had hit her mid-forties and was fed up with her gilded life. She … 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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The Adeline M. Leitzbach Papers: Part II of a Two-Part Series

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CJ Box at the AHC next week!

  We’re so excited to host this event at the AHC and we hope you’ll join us!

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Author C.J. Box to Launch Summer Book Tour for “Shots Fired”

  Please join us at the American Heritage Center for the first stop on C.J. Box’s Shots Fired book tour!          

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Happy Birthday Aesop

While not much is known about the ancient Greek storyteller Aesop, including how much of the author’s life is legend versus fact, today many celebrate his birthday.  One of the Toppan Rare Books Library collection areas features items for and … Continue reading

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CJ Box to start national book tour at the AHC!

We can hardly wait!  Author CJ Box will kick off his national book tour at the American Heritage Center!  Save the date–it’s March 11!

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Happy Birthday, Shane!

August 1st marks the 60th anniversary of Paramount Pictures’ release of Shane, critically thought to be one of the best westerns ever made.  It starred Alan Ladd as the title character, as well as Van Heflin and Jean Arthur.  In … Continue reading

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