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Creating Your Community Colorado's Social Archive to Launch March 20th

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Creating Your Community (CYC) Colorado's Social Archive will be live Tuesday March 20th! The CYC website is a new social archive where you can connect and preserve your Colorado History. We want to learn more about Colorado through your stories and photographs. We hope you'll join us and create your community!

The Denver Public Library (DPL) is pleased to announce the launch of Creating Your Community (CYC) a new interactive website that allows you to share your stories, upload images and create your own

Manuscript Monday: National Western Stock Show

Manuscript Monday: National Western Stock Show

The National Western Stock Show is happening right now!  Did you know Western History & Genealogy is home to several collections featuring Stock Show material? 

As you read in an earlier WHG blog, the Stock Show is taking place until the 22nd of January.

Weird Photo Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Weird Photo Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Spot the funny man for this week's Weird Photo Wednesday! 

Can you spot the funny looking man? And what is he doing? We'll let you guess and decide!

Manuscript Monday: Menu Collection

Manuscript Monday: Menu Collection
Manuscript Monday: Menu Collection
Manuscript Monday: Menu Collection

Greetings!  This week’s manuscript Monday is all about food, in the form of our Menu Collection (call number C MSS WH1509).  Read on about this great collection, and beware, it may make you hungry...

Western History & Genealogy began avidly collecting menus in 1979 at the encouragement of Sam Arno