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American History Online is a comprehensive database covering the most important individuals, events, and topics in U.S. history. The thousands of entries include biographies, maps, timelines, primary source documents, and images. Extensive overview essays provide detail on each time period.

 

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Cathay Williams: Buffalo Soldier

Thu, Jan 9 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Discover the story of Cathay Williams, the only documented female Buffalo Soldier, and learn about her service in the 38th U.S. Infantry from 1866 to 1868.

When Hollywood Came to Atlanta

Mon, Nov 18 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
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In December 1939, Atlanta traveled back to the Old South to welcome Hollywood royalty for the premiere of "Gone with the Wind." Learn about the making of this classic film and the events that gripped

The Villisca Axe Murders of 1912: Unsolved and Haunted

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Join paranormal investigator Becky Ray for the story of one of the most notorious unsolved murders in Midwestern history and the house that remains, which is rumored to be haunted by the spirits of th

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