July 2020 archive

Mass History Alliance, Conversations on the Commons: Reopening Part III

Conversations on the Commons invites you to: Reopening, Part III: Planning for the fall A conversation with Lesley Herzberg and Katie MacDonald It’s official: we’re now in Phase III. While some places are staying closed through the summer, others are back to welcoming the public, with modifications. In these unprecedented times, history organizations across the …

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Black Artists Who Found Their Voices in the Berkshires

A talk by Dr. Frances Jones-Sneed, co-hosted by The Westside Legends and The Mastheads. Q&A to follow. Facebook link here: https://www.facebook.com/events/668654333995371/ Zoom registration info here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_zX9qq1Y5S8-5CO_4zhMv6g?fbclid=IwAR3OVsjdsH4qCp2gvlHSaFhmzwoAOKN3Guut8rlP613fREPGwyX2_zsoGi0 Black Artists Who Found Their Voices in the Berkshires The Westside Legends and The Mastheads have partnered to bring Dr. Frances Jones-Sneed to Pittsfield for a discussion of black …

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Oral History Center to hire someone for short-term oral history inventory project

The Housatonic Heritage Oral History Center, working with four local history organizations – Sharon, Kent, and Salisbury, Connecticut, and Sheffield, Massachusetts – will hire someone to conduct oral history inventories in the history organizations of the four towns.  The goal of the project is to document numbers and types/formats of oral history recordings and related materials.  The …

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Reading Frederick Douglass’s Fourth of July Address

See the link here for the Mass Humanities sponsored virtual readings of Frederick Douglass’s 1852 Fourth of July Address, and other events. https://masshumanities.org/events/