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The 19th Amendment and Wyoming’s own Grace Raymond Hebard

“To get thirty sixth state, mobilizing one woman each state…want you and only you…” So wrote national woman suffrage leader Carrie Chapman Catt on April 12, 1920 in a telegram to Wyoming historian, prolific writer, and noted University of Wyoming … Continue reading

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Fourth of July in Wyoming Territory

How did Wyoming celebrate Fourth of July in territorial days? T.A. Larson’s History of Wyoming provides a slice of holiday history from the 1870s and 1880s. Here are excerpts: The Fourth of July was the great secular holiday, requiring elaborate … Continue reading

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The Cowboy Battalion

2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the Reserve Officer Training Corps at the University of Wyoming. Continue reading

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Drag Queen Bingo, a Laramie tradition

The annual Drag Queen Bingo fundraiser will take place tomorrow April 30, 2016, at the University of Wyoming Conference Center. This year will be the event’s 10th anniversary, and the theme will be Pajama Party. If you attend make sure … Continue reading

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The Infamous Johnson County War – The papers of Fred G.S. Hesse

This month is the 124th anniversary of the culminating conflict of the Johnson County War. On the morning of April 9, 1892, small-time rancher Nate Champion and itinerant cowboy Nick Ray were beset by an army of cattlemen and Texas … Continue reading

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C.J. Box returns to the AHC next week!

Join us on Tuesday, March 8 when best-selling author, C.J. Box, will be at the AHC! Copies of his newest book, Off The Grid, will be available for purchase. See you there!

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Remembering Lowell O’Bryan: First Year Seminar Class Hopes to Revive Significant Piece of History on Campus

The start of school in fall 1922 was no ordinary University of Wyoming experience. A new “prexy” had been hired and was to arrive in October. The board of trustees had announced that Dr. Arthur G. Crane, then serving as … Continue reading

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