Learn the stories of the Mile High City: How our city was founded and the roles played by James Denver, Robert Speer, Ben Stapleton, and others. Learn about the booms and busts and the story of why the 1976 Winter Olympics were not held here. Bring your favorite Denver trivia to share!
Ms. Henry is the daughter of George W. Gibbs, Jr., the first black person in the world to set foot on Antarctica. Learn about her discovery of her father's journey with Admiral Byrd's expedition to the South Pole and her own explorations, prompting her to advocate for education about climate change and the significance of Antarctica. http://j.mp/icetrip
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This slideshow presentation will let you relive one of the 20th century's most fascinating and devastating tragedies. Commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the Titanic by hearing about the harrowing events that led to the "unsinkable" ship's sinking.
Small Classroom, Community Technology Center - Level 4
In this first in a series of classes delving deeper into Western History/Genealogy's collections, we explore the preeminent bibliography for American history: America: History & Life. Add new dimensions to your genealogical or historical research. Take a guided tour of current and past scholarship in digital and paper journals and magazines. Leave with new skills to serve your research!
More Than 36 Days is the story of 4 Denver area men who served as U.S. Marines during World War II in the battle for Iwo Jima in the Pacific. It is not a war book--it focuses on the men, their backgrounds, and how the war experience defined them. They spent 36 days on the island, but their stories are more than that. Learn from the hearts and souls of Don Whipple, Joe Weinmeier, Max Brown, and Jim Blane.