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Celebrating America’s History Celebrating America’s History

Learn about history in Daily Life through History and watch streaming movies in Access Video Online (PBS, Ken Burns films, and more).
Learn about history in Daily Life through History and watch streaming movies in Access Video Online (PBS, Ken Burns films, and more).
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Walking Washington’s History: Ten Cities Walking Washington’s History: Ten Cities

Bestselling author Judy Bentley showcases the state's engaging urban history through guided walks in ten major cities.
Bestselling author Judy Bentley showcases the state's engaging urban history through guided walks in ten major cities.
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Historical Medieval Martial Arts Historical Medieval Martial Arts

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Travel back in time to the middle ages with Knights of Veritas, and discover how personal combat really worked amongst the warrior elite!
Travel back in time to the middle ages with Knights of Veritas, and discover how personal combat really worked amongst the warrior elite!
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Women of the Boeing Company Women of the Boeing Company

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Join Betsy Case in chronicling the first women at Boeing—the first employees, the first aviators and engineers, and the World War II Rosies.
Join Betsy Case in chronicling the first women at Boeing—the first employees, the first aviators and engineers, and the World War II Rosies.
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Adventures in Microfilm: Know Your Histo… Adventures in Microfilm: Know Your Histo…

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Calling all fans of genealogy and local history! Did you know that we have a free series of adult programs going on through April called Kn…
Calling all fans of genealogy and local history! Did you know that we have a free series of adult programs going on through April called Kn…
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Genealogy Assistance Genealogy Assistance

Fuel your passion for family history and learn something new about your family tree with the help of experienced genealogists!
Fuel your passion for family history and learn something new about your family tree with the help of experienced genealogists!
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Online Genealogy Resources from KCLS Online Genealogy Resources from KCLS

Learn more about your family history with these online resources.
Learn more about your family history with these online resources.
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Discover the history of KCLS Libraries! Discover the history of KCLS Libraries!

Explore the many fascinating and sometimes surprising library histories at historylink.org.
Explore the many fascinating and sometimes surprising library histories at historylink.org.
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Immigrant Stories Immigrant Stories

"I love the fact that the possibilities are endless." Immigrants tell KCLS what they love about living in the U.S.
"I love the fact that the possibilities are endless." Immigrants tell KCLS what they love about living in the U.S.
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