German Heritage in Letters: From Family Research to Digital History – October 15, 2020

This presentation will introduce “German Heritage in Letters,” (, an initiative to find, collect, and share online, correspondence that sheds light on the effects of immigration from German-speaking lands to the United States on families and communities on both sides of the Atlantic. Continue reading

Voter Suppression in U.S. Elections: A Roundtable Discussion – October 27, 2020

Emerging from an extraordinary conversation held at Library Company last year in conjunction with the annual conference of the Organization of American Historians, this round table conversation will reflect upon that conversation and assess recent developments related to voter disenfranchisement and the voting barriers that ostracize the poor, Black, and Latino communities. Continue reading