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UW Homecoming – Flashback to 1938

In looking for UW Homecoming images from the past, we came across two short films from 1938. One is a 6-minute clip of that year’s Homecoming parade through the streets of Laramie. Amazing floats!  Although we do have some sympathy … 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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Holy half century, Batman! Celebrating 50 years of the Batman TV show

Fifty years ago today, January 13, 1966, Batman and Robin faced off against the Riddler in the televised premiere of Batman on ABC. 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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Happy 125th Birthday to the State of Wyoming!

How will you celebrate? Tomorrow, Friday, July 10th, there will be a number of fun and family-oriented activities taking place in Cheyenne to commemorate the fact that Wyoming has been a state since 1890.  Wow! You’ll find the schedule and more … Continue reading

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Join us! “Out of the Box: How AHC Collections Enhance UW Humanities” to be held Friday, May 1st!

As you may know, the Center’s accomplished director of the past 13 years, Mark Greene, is retiring later this spring for health reasons. During Mark’s 13 year tenure as Director, the American Heritage Center, Wyoming’s primary repository of historical archives … Continue reading

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“Our Place in the West…and Beyond” celebration and conference commemorates Wyoming’s 125th Year of Statehood

Ever heard the word “Quasaquicentennial?” We’d like to introduce this term to you, and celebrate it with you! The Wyoming State Historical Society, the Wyoming State Historic Preservation Office , and the American Heritage Center are sponsoring a unique celebration and conference … Continue reading

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