CIVIC SEASON IS HERE!
Posted about 12 months ago by Meldon Jenkins-Jones
Posted in Adult, History and Preservation, holidays; celebrations, Inform * Enrich * Empower, Law Library, Teens, Women's History | Tagged with celebrations, Civic Season, CIVICS, Civil Rights, Constitution, Freedom, history, Independence Day, Juneteenth, Law Library, teens, United States of America, Women Suffrage
CIVIC SEASON IS UPON US! What is Civic Season? Generally, concepts such as patriotism and freedom are highlighted starting the week of Flag Day (June 14th) and ending on Independence […]Continue Reading
Commemorate Freedom: Juneteenth 2021
Posted about 2 years ago by kathryn Coker
Posted in Black History Month, Book Reviews, Children's, Events, History and Preservation, Holidays, holidays; celebrations, Inform * Enrich * Empower, Law Library, Reading Recommendations | Tagged with Civil Rights, Civil War, Frederick Douglass, George Floyd, Jim Crow, Juneteenth, Major General Gordon Granger, President Abraham Lincoln, Reconstruction, Robert E. Lee
Virginia State Holiday As of October 2020, Juneteenth is a permanent statewide holiday in Virginia. Virginians, like others across America will celebrate in various ways ranging from parades, dancing, visiting historical sites, […]Continue Reading
FORWARD INTO LIGHT CAMPAIGN
Posted about 3 years ago by kathryn Coker
Posted in Events, History and Preservation, Inform * Enrich * Empower, Law Library, Women's History | Tagged with 19th Amendment, Carrie Chapman Catt, Civil Rights, equality, Forward into Light Campaign, law, Law Library, Voting, women's movement, Women's Suffrage
August 26 marks the 100th anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the US Constitution giving women the vote. Buildings and landmarks across the country will celebrate by […]Continue Reading
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