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Manzanar: The Wartime Photographs of Ansel Adams

August 21 @ 10:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm

On February 19, 1942, following the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, a mandate that required all Americans of Japanese ancestry to enter internment camps. The majority of Japanese detained were native-born Americans or legal U.S. citizens. The Manzanar Relocation Center, located 220 miles northeast of... Read more »

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The Soldier Bishop: Ellison Capers

September 18, 2021 @ 10:00 am - February 27, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

The Soldier Bishop: Ellison Capers, a special exhibit created by Faith Memorial Chapel, Cedar Mountain, NC, now on display at the Upcountry History Museum, presents the unshakable faith of Rt. Reverend Ellison Capers and how his fortitude created a lasting legacy. Though he lost loved ones and survived many of his own near-death experiences in... Read more »

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Lunchbox Learning with Dr. Vernon Burton

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presenter: Dr. Vernon Burton, Clemson University Topic: Justice Deferred: Race and the Supreme Court From the Cherokee Trail of Tears to Brown v. Board of Education to the dismantling of the Voting Rights Act, historian Orville Vernon Burton shines a powerful light on the Court’s race record during the short period spanning the 1930s through the early 1970s. Much of... Read more »

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