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Tomorrow’s reception to wrap up Civil War exhibit

Posted by on August 23, 2018

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The Curtis Laws Wilson Library will wrap up its summer-long Civil War art and lecture series, “Impressions of the Civil War in the West,” with a closing reception at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, on the second floor of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library.

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Learn about women’s roles during Civil War

Posted by on August 1, 2018

Connie Grisier, historical administrator and interpreter, will present a lecture at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, on the second floor of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library. Her lecture is titled “The Changing Role of Women during the American Civil War.” Grisier’s lecture is part of the library’s summer exhibition, “Impressions of the Civil War in the West,” which will run through Friday, Aug. 31.

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Learn about women’s roles during Civil War

Posted by on July 25, 2018

The next two speakers in the library’s summer exhibition, “Impressions of the Civil War in the West,” will teach about the roles of women during the war. Both presentations are free and open to the public, and will be on the second floor of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library:

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Learn about Civil War from historian, storyteller

Posted by on July 18, 2018

The library’s summer exhibition, “Impressions of the Civil War in the West,” continues with these upcoming presentations:

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Historians to present Civil War lecture next two Fridays

Posted by on July 11, 2018

Dr. George Hoemann will present a lecture titled “Did Slavery cause the Civil War?” at 7 p.m. Friday, July 13. Florian Waitl will present a lecture titled ““The Human Dimension of War: Lessons and Insights of Local Civil War History Taught at the U.S. Army Engineer School” at 7 p.m. Friday, July 20.

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Did slavery cause the Civil War?

Posted by on July 5, 2018

Dr. George Hoemann, a historian, will present a lecture titled  “Did Slavery cause the Civil War?” at 7 p.m. Friday, July 13, on the second floor of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library.

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Library holds food drive for pantry

Posted by on June 21, 2018

In conjunction with its civil war lecture series, the Curtis Laws Wilson Library is hosting a food drive for “Commuters’ Commodities,” a food pantry run by the student diversity initiatives staff. While admission is free to the lecture series, attendees are encouraged to bring a canned food item for the pantry to help students in need.

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Friday’s lecture to focus on Ozarks’ Civil War history

Posted by on June 20, 2018

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John Bradbury, retired assistant director of the State Historical Society of Missouri, will present a lecture at 7 p.m. Friday, June 22, on the second floor of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library. His lecture is titled “Civil War Across the Ozarks.” The lecture is part of the library’s summer exhibition, “Impressions of the Civil War in the West,” which will run through Friday, Aug. 31.

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Learn about civil war during lecture

Posted by on June 13, 2018

Ann M. Raab, adjunct instructor in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, will present a lecture at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 14, on the second floor of Curtis Laws Wilson Library. Her talk is titled “Unleashing the Wolf: General Order No. 11 and Civil War on the Western Border.”

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Art reception to kick off civil war history exhibit

Posted by on June 6, 2018

View an art gallery of Civil War impression paintings, learn about the Civil War across the Ozarks and discover the western border skirmishes that dotted Missouri at a series of events held at the Curtis Laws Wilson Library this summer. The art display and lecture series begins with an opening reception at 6 p.m. Friday, June 8, including remarks by local Rolla artist Dan Woodward. View the full schedule.

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