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Korean War, 70 Years Ago


In the first winter of the Korean War, a U.S. submarine carried commandos to disrupt North Korean supply lines. More

Searching for Captain Blye

19th-century vessel in Boston harbor

Find out how to use maritime records in your genealogical research. More

Working Magic with Cornstalks and Beanpoles

railroad train

The Union Army depended on the railroads during the Civil War, an the U.S. Military Railroads depended on Herman Haupt. More

Army Air Service Patrols of National Forests, 1919-1920


Cooperation between the Army Air Service and the Forest Service enabled aerial patrols. More



January 19, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. EST - Online
Whitman in Washington: Becoming the National Poet in the Federal City

January 21, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST - Online
Inventing Equality: Reconstructing the Constitution in the Aftermath of the Civil War

January 21, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. CST - Online
The Retro Housewife's Guide to Being a First Lady - FREE Virtual Program

January 27, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. EST - Online
The Black Civil War Soldier: A Visual History of Conflict and Citizenship

January 28, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. CST - Online
Lunch & Learn Series - January 2021

January 29, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. EST - Online
Forgotten Legacy: William McKinley, George Henry White, and the Struggle for Black Equality

February 4, 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST - Online
South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War

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