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Community Events

May 22, Th. – “Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle.” A film documentary of Richard and Mildred Loving’s interracial marriage, which led to their arrest and a Supreme Court case in Virginia in 1965. After the screening, a discussion will … Continue reading

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GRU Event — Book Discussion Series on Civil War — 4/26/14

GRU University Libraries last meeting of the “Let’s Talk About It: Understanding the American Civil War” book discussion series will take place on April 26, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. on the second floor of the Summerville Campus Reese Library. Participants can still … Continue reading

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Lucy Craft Laney

February 22 at 11:00 in the HQ Library Auditorium, Dr. Kent Leslie will present a program about Lucy Craft Laney. Dr. Leslie is finishing up a new book about Miss Laney. Please join us to learn about a person who … Continue reading

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The Augusta Museum of History Presents the Freedom Riders

A film that is part of Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle Film Series Augusta, Georgia (2/14/14) –The first in the series that the Augusta Museum of History will be presenting is the film the Freedom Riders on February 20, … Continue reading

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Discovering Dave: Spirit Captured in Clay

The third program in the Heritage Council of North Augusta’s Black History Series will be on Tuesday, February 18th. Join us as we present “Discovering Dave: Spirit Captured in Clay.” The remarkable slave potter “Dave” is featured in this film … Continue reading

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Black History Month Events

The following is a list of Black History Month events sponsored and/or hosted by local organizations: GRU will use the national theme for Black History Month which is “The Golden Jubilee:  Celebrating 50 years after the Civil Rights Movement.”  Various … Continue reading

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Annual Concert of Holiday Music

Annual Concert of Holiday Music Performed by the Augusta Collegium Musicum The Augusta Museum of History is pleased to host the Augusta Collegium Musicum in the Annual Concert of Holiday Music featuring seasonal music from five centuries on Monday, December … Continue reading

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Rules & Tools for Leaders and Medal of Honor Book Signing

Book signing open to the public on November 26, 2013 Augusta, Georgia 11/20/13) –On Tuesday, November 26 from 4:00 to 5:30 pm, authors Major General Perry M. Smith, U.S. Air Force (Retired) and Brigadier General Jeffrey W. Foley, U.S. Army … Continue reading

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The Lives of Enslaved Women

On November 23rd, 2013 Redcliffe Plantation State Historic Site will present “The Lives of Enslaved Women” from 10 am to 5 pm. This one-day symposium is an intimate and unvarnished look at the lives of women enslaved on Southern plantations. … Continue reading

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Which Grandparent Are You Most Related to?

http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/human_genome/2013/10/analyze_your_child_s_dna_which_grandparents_are_most_genetically_related.html Continue reading

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