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June 2020

CANCELLED – WRHS Genealogical Committee Workshop | How to Research in the Library

June 6 @ 12:00 pm
Cleveland History Center, 10825 East Blvd
Cleveland, OH 44106 United States
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Free

CANCELLED - WRHS Genealogical Committee Workshop | How to Research in the Library Learn how to get the most out of the vast collection at the WRHS Research Library. This session is for beginners to advanced researchers who want to learn more about the available resources and the best approach for finding information. This session will be free. Registration This workshop is being offered at no cost to attendees. You may RSVP below or by emailing genealogy@wrhs.org

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Virtual History on Tap: PRIDE

June 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free - $5

  Virtual History on Tap: PRIDE This month, we are shining the spotlight on Cleveland's LGBTQ+ history with Virtual History on Tap: PRIDE. Grab a cocktail and join us for this online happy hour as we discuss the rich history of Cleveland's LGBTQ+ community, including local activism, the birth of the LGBT Community Center, the 2014 Gay Games, and Pride celebrations of years past. Presented in partnership with the LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland, this event will feature presentations from…

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Virtual Italian Language Lessons Begin

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
$100 - $120

The Cleveland History Center is taking its Italian Language Class series online! This series of basic Italian Language Classes will be taught by Serena Scaiola, a native speaker of Italian with many years of teaching experience at all levels in several local universities. Beginner Italian: This 8-week, Saturday-morning course is designed for individuals with no previous knowledge of Italian, or for those who were exposed to the Italian spoken language but need to refresh. It is intended to give basic skills…

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Virtual Lecture | A Collector’s Tale: Memorabilia of the American Women’s Suffrage Movement

June 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

A Collector’s Tale: Memorabilia of the American Women’s Suffrage Movement Date: Saturday, June 27, 2020 | 2:00pm Format: Zoom About This Program Angela Clark-Taylor, PhD, Director of the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women, will utilize artifacts and ephemera from the American Women's Suffrage Movement and the Anti-Suffrage Movement to provide a brief history of women's suffrage and the memorabilia suffragists created to develop a mainstream market appeal for their movement to the American people. This lecture is free and…

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Virtual Book Discussion | Cleveland A to Z

June 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Virtual Book Discussion | Cleveland A to Z Join WRHS Senior Vice President of Research and Publications and Kreiger Mueller Historian John Grabowski for a discussion of his book, Cleveland A to Z, a very different guide to Cleveland. Cleveland A to Z is not a typical city guide. Rather than concentrating solely on the usual topics —landmarks, restaurants, shopping, and notable facts — this guide touches on deeper themes related to Cleveland’s people, places, stories, and events. Dr. Grabowski…

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July 2020

Online Course Begins – Golden Doors & Border Walls: An Overview of Immigration to the United States

July 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
$65 - $75

Course Information Title: Golden Doors & Border Walls: An Overview of Immigration to the United States Course Description: We often refer to ourselves as a “nation of immigrants,” yet the question of who should come to America and who is capable of becoming an “American” has often clouded that more hopeful characterization of our nation. This six-session course will examine the history of immigration and migration to what is now the United States from the time of the first peoples…

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CANCELLED | Music in the Valley – A Taste of Summer 2020

July 11 @ 10:00 am - July 12 @ 5:00 pm
Hale Farm & Village, 2686 Oak Hill Rd.
Bath, 44210 United States

  CANCELLED The Music in the Valley - A Taste of Summer  July 11 & 12, 2020  10am-5pm daily Presented in partnership with Folknet, Music in the Valley is a musical tradition in the Cuyahoga Valley. Enjoy local musicians casually playing throughout the living history museum. In addition to the casual performances, stage performances by some of the region’s top artists will be presented each afternoon with support from Voices in the Valley/The G.A.R. Hall. This year we welcome multiple…

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POSTPONED | Virtual Family Learning Day | Our Favorite Stories

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
$6

This event has been postponed. Please check back later for a new date. Virtual Family Learning Day | Our Favorite Stories Experience the Western Reserve Historical Society from the comfort of your own home in our first Virtual Family Learning Day! On July 15, our experts will be sharing their favorite lessons from history with young learners of all ages in a series of fun and interactive digital programs. Schedule of Presentations Please note that there will be additional time…

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CANCELLED | Hale Farm & Village Car Meet 2020

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hale Farm & Village, 2686 Oak Hill Rd.
Bath, 44210 United States
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CANCELLED On July 19, 2020 we welcome the return of cars to Hale Farm & Village. Cars from the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum, private collectors and car clubs will park among the historic buildings. See new, old and everything in between. All makes and models are welcome for this open registration car meet. Guests will  be able to participate in curator discussions on the Evolution of Mechanized Transportation The entire 19th century living history museum is also open to enjoy. Explore…

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Common Ground Virtual Discussion: Women & Politics

July 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Common Ground Virtual Discussion: Women and Politics ​The Western Reserve Historical Society is proud to once again be a part of Common Ground, the Cleveland Foundation's community-wide initiative to inspire connection, build community, and create positive change. This year, we will be presenting a virtual Fred Walk program based on our new exhibit, Women & Politics​, where guests will first learn about the historic struggle for voting rights and then discuss the issues faced by voters today. Be among the…

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