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EVENTS

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Saturday, November 7, 2020 | Allison K. Lange, The Women’s Suffrage Movement in Photographs | Virtual Event

The U-M Clements Library presents “Allison K. Lange, The Women’s Suffrage Movement in Photographs.” Presented by the U-M Clements Library and the Michigan Photographic Historical Society, Lange’s talk examines the women’s rights activists who challenged popular cartoons that mocked female reformers by distributing photographs of respectable women in politics. By 1920, photographs had become essential to the suffragists’ visual campaign. The time for this event is 1 p.m., and the cost is free. Please register at myumi.ch/518Od. For more information, call (734) 647-0864 or visit clements.umich.edu/events.


Sunday, November 8, 2020 | Fall Feast & Auction | Caseville

The Historical Society of Caseville presents the “Fall Feast & Auction.” Join us for a delicious dinner and fun time with the auction! The time for this event is 1-3 p.m., and it takes place at the Caseville Historical Museum, 6733 Prospect Street. For more information, call (989) 856-9090, visit www.casevillemuseum.org, or email chscm@comcast.net.


Sunday, November 8, 2020 | 19th Amendment: Women’s Right to Vote | Virtual Event via Zoom

The Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society presents “19th Amendment: Women’s Right to Vote.” Virtually celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment: Women’s Right to Vote with historian Barb Frye. Hear about local historian, painter, and activist Lillian Drake Avery who worked with the Oakland County Pioneer and Historical Society (OCPHS) in the early 20th century. Her efforts in indexing and cataloging the OCPHS library and historical collection continue to serve the residents of Oakland County to this day. Follow the Zoom link below or on our website to access the event.

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87895992537, Meeting ID: 878 9599 2537

The time for this event is 1-2 p.m., and it takes place online. The cost is free. For more information, call (313) 549-3545 or visit gwbhs.org/events.


Wednesday, November 11, 2020 | D-Day: The Most Important Day in 2000 Years | Virtual Event

The Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society presents “D-Day: The Most Important Day in 2000 Years.” June 6, 1944, is arguably the most important single day in western history for the past 2000 years. Failure of the Normandy landings could have resulted in a very different world than we know today. Historian James Craft virtually details those difficulties, losses, and successes in a compelling presentation. The program is offered in collaboration with West Bloomfield Parks. Visit wbparks.org for registration information. The time for this event is 7-8:30 p.m., and it takes place online. For more information, call (313) 549-3545 or visit gwbhs.org/events.


Thursday, November 12, 2020 | Anti-Fascism at U-M: Defending Democracy During the Spanish Civil War | Virtual Event

The University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library presents “Anti-Fascism at U-M: Defending Democracy During the Spanish Civil War.” Join the Bentley Historical Library for this Making Michigan conversation with U-M Professor Juli Highfill, who will discuss the context and impact of the Great Depression and the rise of fascism on the U-M student body. Learn about the rise of progressivism among students and about U-M students’ involvement with the Spanish Civil War. The time for this event is 7 p.m., and it is free. Advance registration required at https://is.gd/J2Hw2v. For more information, call (734) 358-5625 or visit bentley.umich.edu/news-events/making-michigan-series.


Wednesday, December 9, 2020 | The Treasonous Correspondence of Benedict Arnold | Virtual Event

The University of Michigan Clements Library presents “The Treasonous Correspondence of Benedict Arnold.” Join us for an online presentation with Curator of Manuscripts Cheney J. Schopieray as he discusses one of the University of Michigan Clements Library’s greatest treasures, the treasonous correspondence of Revolutionary War hero and turncoat Benedict Arnold. This discussion will explore the details of Arnold’s treason, the contents and methods of his clandestine correspondence, and his effectiveness as an informant. The time for this event is 4-5 p.m., and it is free. Please register in advance at http://myumi.ch/nbk8k. For more information, call (734) 647-0864 or visit clements.umich.edu/events.


Sunday, December 13, 2020 | The Night Before Christmas Collection Open House | Virtual Event via Zoom

The Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society presents “The Night Before Christmas Collection Open House.” Virtually join local collector Cathy Hasse who will share her collection of 150 editions of The Night Before Christmas books, highlighting their unique features. She will discuss some of her favorite editions, what inspired her collection, and where she found some of the more special volumes. Follow the Zoom link below or on our website to access the event.

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86350402026, Meeting ID: 863 5040 2026

The time for this event is 1-2 p.m., and it takes place online. The cost is free. For more information, call (313) 549-3545 or visit gwbhs.org/events.

EXHIBITS

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