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Local History Online

On Sunday, March 26, Durand-Hedden asked genealogist Janice Gilyard to hold another workshop on African American genealogy in order to accommodate those who were unable to get a spot at the February workshop. Turnout and enthusiasm were both high at the event. We thank Ms. Gilyard for sharing her knowledge with us and for all the community members who turned out.

Join Janet Mandel on Tuesday, March 28, from 6pm to 7pm for a free virtual presentation on Asher B. Durand offered through the Piermont Library. Registration is available here through the Piermont Library. This presentation was previously given in SOMA at the Adult School.

Sunday Morning by Asher B. Durand

From the founding of the United States until 1920, women and men fought to give women the right to vote, and become full citizens of the country. Read more about that historic battle and the many people who sometimes risked their lives for the right to vote by clicking on the Exhibitions tab or clicking here.

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