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Exhibit: Denver Health: 150 Years of Service to the Community
Exhibit: Denver Health: 150 Years of Service to the Community
September 18, 2010 - January 3, 2011 Central Library, Gates Reading Room, Level 5 Visit the exhibit to learn about how Denver Health has played a crucial role in sustaining a standard of health care that has resulted in Denver’s reputation as one of our nation’s healthiest cities.
Presentation: Chatfield Story
Chatfield Story cover
The Authors of Chatfield Story will be at the Denver Public Library to discuss their book about Civil War Private, Edward L. Chatfield, of the 113 Illinois Regiment and his extended family for whom the road, park and dam are named. 
Presentation: Researching and Restoring Your Historical Building
Historic home
Saturday, September 18, 2010, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Central Library, Training Room - Level 7 Nancy Widmann, John P. Olson and Bruce Hanson will present a lecture about Denver architecture, regional preservation organizations and the resources they provide. Also included in the presentation will be a workshop that will guide participants through the process of researching the history of Denver buildings.
Michael Wise: Recipient, 2009 Fellowship in Environmental History
The Denver Public Library Western History/Genealogy Department is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2009 Fellowship in Environmental History, Michael Wise, a Ph.D. candidate pursuing a degree in History at the University of Minnesota.