Community collections

A new chapter for the library and archives

After more than a year of thoughtful planning and coordination between the Village of Pinehurst and the Given / Tufts organization, the village has announced the approval of a final agreement that transfers ownership of the Given Memorial Library and the Tufts Archives in the village of Pinehurst. This transfer …

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Grant Opportunity: Field Research of Contemporary Culture within Black, Indigenous, and Colored Communities

Community collections grants will be awarded to support contemporary ethnographic field research focused on the cultures and traditions of diverse communities across the United States. This program is part of the new From the people: widening the path Library of Congress initiative to further connect the Library to Black, Indigenous …

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Bart Wallet appointed professor of Jewish studies

Wallet specializes in Jewish history, with a particular focus on modern and contemporary Dutch Jews. His research interests include modern Yiddish historiography, policies for integrating Jews into Dutch society, Jewish funeral culture, post-war reconstruction of the Dutch Jewish community, the place of Jewish religious rituals in societies. secularizing, and the …

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MJ Murdock Charitable Trust awards $ 500,000 to help Montana Historical Society promote and preserve cultural heritage

Montana Historical Society Hélène, Mont. – The MJ Murdock Charitable Trust awarded $ 500,000 to the Montana Historical Society (MHS) to help preserve and promote the state’s cultural heritage through the renovation and construction of a new Montana Heritage Center. The funds will help MHS renovate its existing facilities and …

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Raymond C. Richards, 66, from Potsdam

Raymond C. Richards, 66, of Baghdad Road, died on Wednesday afternoon, August 4, 2021 at the University of Vermont Health Network at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital from complications of heart failure.(Source: Funeral home) POTSDAM, New York (WWNY) – Raymond C. Richards, 66, of Baghdad Road, died on Wednesday afternoon, August …

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J&S Pawn moves to a bigger location

KEYSER – J&S Pawn has been serving the Keyser community for over four years, and now they are continuing that tradition in a new location. J&S Pawn has moved to the old Sheetz building on Mineral Street and now has a larger store to better serve its customers. J&S Pawn …

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V&A East unveils a new creative vision

The V&A unveiled its creative vision for its new national museum complex in east London, the V&A East, alongside its first acquisitions, including a dress designed by Molly Goddard. V&A East will include two twin sites currently under construction in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The V&A East Storehouse will open …

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How to start your art collection

Roop Pratap Choudhary (Courtesy of Roop Pratap Choudhary) Choudhary’s indulgent pastime dates back to his childhood. Being born into a family belonging to the lineage of Maharaja Ranjit Singh has certainly helped. “I’ve been interested in art for as long as I can remember. Growing up in a family that …

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Style (06/14/21) – BusinessWorld

Tesoros Independence Day Sale ends June 15 DISCOUNTS of up to 40% on selected items are offered in the Tesoros Independence Day Sale which runs until June 15th. Hats, mugs, key chains, pins and t-shirts are among the items included in the sale. Buy online. Meanwhile, Tesoros also opened its …

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Audio logs of healthcare workers during COVID-19

The Library of Congress acquired audio diaries featuring more than 200 frontline healthcare workers in the fight against COVID-19, a collection that provides first-hand testimonials from hospitals and communities across the country then as the public health crisis unfolded. The audio library was donated by The Nocturnists, an independent San …

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New fashion favorites: tennis and golf

Manors is a new, golf-inspired brand that identified a gap in the cool golf apparel market for Generation Z. “The biggest brands were trying to look at market trends and technical performance,” says the co- founder Jojo Regan. “They were professional white guys swinging golf clubs hard and fast and …

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Town of Pelham Public Library: LGBTQ Pride Month Resources

2021-06-05 A library curated listing of education and advocacy groups and projects, as well as books, feature films and documentaries available through the Westchester Library System. National organizations Equality Forum http://www.equalityforum.com/ Equality Forum coordinates LGBT History Month, produces documentaries, undertakes high impact initiatives and hosts the largest annual national and …

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Monthly Galleries Walk Begins Tonight

Gallery Walk, sponsored by the Hot Springs Area Cultural Alliance, will be held today from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at a number of Hot Springs art galleries. Some galleries will open for Gallery Walk today and some are waiting until July to resume the monthly tradition, according to the …

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ETSU unveils its Nicely collection | New

JOHNSON CITY – The Reece Museum at East Tennessee State University recently received a donation of 50 works of art from the Sammie L. Nicely estate. Nicely, an Atlanta resident at the time of his death, was Reece Museum’s Artist in Residence during the 2014-2015 academic year. That year, he …

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