A New Deal at UNM


“A New Deal at UNM: Federal Funding Transforms the University of New Mexico in the 1930s” is an exhibit focusing on UNM’s involvement in New Deal programming, as both a recipient of funds and as a location for New Deal-related… read more

Date: Tue. Apr 11th, 2017 - Fri. Aug 4th, 2017
Location: Center for Southwest Research & Special Collections, Zimmerman Library, University of NM, Vimmerman, Albuquerque, NM 87131
Coordinator: Audra Bellmore
Coordinator Email: [email protected]
Coordinator phone: (505) 277-6451
Registration: https://unmevents.unm.edu/site/library/event/exhibit-a-new-deal-at-unm-federal-funding-transforms-the-university-of-new-mexico-in-the-1930s/

Gray Brechin on the Oroville Dam Disaster


For all of our UK fans out there: Gray Brechin will be a featured speaker at Aberystwyth University, Wales. Gray’s talk, “Sending the Overhead Downstream: Hydraulic Mining and the Oroville Dam Disaster on California’s Feather River,” will examine the latest… read more

Date: Tue. Mar 21st, 2017
Location: Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth SY23 3FL, UK

Exploring Freedom with Setsuko and Simon Winchester


From The Norman Rockwell Museum: During World War II, the U.S. government opened ten concentration camps to incarcerate 120,000 people of Japanese ancestry who had been forcibly removed from the West Coast. In 2015, Setsuko Sato Winchester, a Japanese-American, former… read more

Date: Sat. Mar 25th, 2017
Location: The Norman Rockwell Museum, 9 Glendale Rd./Rte. 183 Stockbridge, MA. 01262
Coordinator: The Norman Rockwell Museum and Berkshire Magazine
Coordinator phone: (413) 298-4100
Registration: https://www.nrm.org/event/yellow-bowl-project-exploring-freedom-setsuko-sato-winchester-simon-winchester/

Parting Shots: Minor White’s Images of Portland, 1938–1942


From the Architectural Heritage Center in Portland, Oregon: Minor White (1908–1976) was one of the most important American photographers of the 20th century. Originally from Minnesota, White’s professional career as a photographer began in Portland. Between 1938–1942 White was commissioned… read more

Date: Fri. Mar 3rd, 2017 - Sat. Dec 23rd, 2017
Location: Architectural Heritage Center, 701 SE Grand Ave., Portland, OR, 97214
Coordinator phone: (503) 231-7264

World Premier of “OPPORTUNITY: The P.J. Jacobs H.S. Story”


From documentarian Terry Kawles: New York video content producer and former Stevens Point native Terry Kawles announced the World Premiere of his full-length documentary “OPPORTUNITY: The P.J. Jacobs H.S. Story” is set for Monday, February 13 at 7pm at the… read more

Date: Mon. Feb 13th, 2017
Location: Sentry Theater, 1800 Northpoint Dr., Stevens Point, WI, 54481

Harvey Smith at the West Portal Library


From our friends at the San Francisco Public Library: The New Deal built much of the public realm we love in San Francisco, particularly in the arts, architecture, and parks. This slide show By Harvey Smith of the Living New Deal… read more

Date: Sat. Feb 11th, 2017
Location: West Portal General Floor Area, West Portal Branch Library, 190 Lenox Way, San Francisco, 94127 CA
Coordinator Email: [email protected]
Coordinator phone: (415) 355-2886
Registration: https://sfpl.org/index.php?pg=1026817301

Brent McKee at the Cumberland Library


If you’re in Cumberland, Maryland, on Feb. 6, at 6 pm, let Research Associate Brent McKee help you “Discover the Hidden History Around You.” Brent’s talk examines the New Deal’s history in the region and is presented in conjunction with the… read more

Date: Mon. Feb 6th, 2017
Location: Washington Street Library, 31 Washington St., Cumberland, MD, 21502
Coordinator: Joni Reed
Coordinator Email: [email protected]
Coordinator phone: (301) 777-1200

Of Civil Wrongs and Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story

1/28/2017 - 11 am

From our friends at the Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park: “(Richmond, CA) – On Saturday, January 28th at 11:00am, Karen Korematsu, Founder and Executive Director of the Fred T. Korematsu Institute, will commemorate her father’s life as… read more

Time: 11:00 am PDT - 12:30 pm PDT
Date: Sat. Jan 28th, 2017
Location: Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park, Visitor Education Center, 1414 Harbour Way South, suite 3000, Richmond, CA, 94804
Coordinator: Rosie the Riveter WWII Home Front National Historical Park
Coordinator phone: (510) 232-5050
Registration: www.rosietheriveter.org

The New Deal in the East Bay


Join Gray Brechin on January 17, from 5:45-8:30 pm, as he discusses iconic New Deal projects in the East Bay of California–from the San Francisco Bay Bridge to the Alameda County Courthouse. Gray will also discuss The Living New Deal… read more

Date: Tue. Jan 17th, 2017
Location: Scott's, Jack London Square, 2 Broadway, Oakland, CA, 94607
Coordinator: CSI East Bay-Oakland Chapter
Registration: https://conta.cc/2iBuUzS
Event cost: $50 ($55 at the door); EBO-CSI members and Students: FREE.

Marshfield, VT, and the CCC


During the Great Depression, more than 350 young men lived at the Groton State Forest CCC camp and built log shelters, stone fire pits, a stone fire tower, lean-tos, and caretakers’ cabins. Many of the supervisory staff lived in Marshfield…. read more

Date: Tue. Jan 17th, 2017
Location: Hap Hayward History Center, Jaquith Public Library, 122 School Street, Marshfield, VT
Coordinator: Marshfield Historical Society
Event cost: Free
Additional info: https://www.town.marshfield.vt.us/index.asp?SEC=ACB4A32B-FA2C-41F1-908F-426229C8991D&Type=B_BASIC

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