Third in the Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle series, The Loving Story will be shown Saturday, March 7 at 2 p.m.
This is the account of Richard and Mildred Loving, who were arrested in 1958 for violating Virginia’s ban on interracial marriage. Their struggle culminated in a landmark Supreme Court decision, Loving v. Virginia (1967) which overturned anti-miscegenation laws in the United States.
Tracey Owens Patton, PhD, a professor of African American and Diaspora Studies at the University of Wyoming will lead The Loving Story dialogue. Dr. Patton is the author of Gender, Whiteness, and Power in Rodeo: Breaking Away from the Ties of Sexism and Racism.
Created Equal is part of the Bridging Cultures initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities, produced in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
Feel free to bring a lunch for UW Extension Master Gardeners Lunch and Learn, noon, Monday, March 2, Saved and Seed – No Trouble or Big Trouble. It is important to know what your options are when you purchase seed, because in some instances misuse can result in fines or legal action by the variety owner. Presented by UW Seed Certification Service manager Mike Moore.
For more information, contact JeremiahVardiman at 307-754-8836 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 2nd is the 111th birthday of everyone’s favorite author: Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss! Join us Monday evening for a SEUSSATIONAL celebration for the whole family from 6:30-7:30. The Cat in the Hat will be on hand, as well as Yertle the (real) Turtle. There will be terrific Seuss stories, a Yertle craft you can play with, and birthday cupcakes. Hope you can come!
“These things are FUN, and FUN is good!” -Dr. Seuss
Specialty Crop Farming in the Northern Rocky Mountain High Plains Desert: Soil Fertility, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 will concentrate on soil health. Due to limited space, registration is requested. Here’s the link
- Caitlin Price Youngquist – Soil Scientist, Washakie County, Wyo. UW Extension Office
- Brad Holliday, Holliday Farms, Dayton, WY
- Frank Wallis, EZ-Rocking Ranch, Recluse, WY
- Mike Sartorie, Sartorie Farms, Billings, MT
- USDA National Resources Conservation Service – High Tunnel Grants
- Arthur Mennier, National Weather Service – Climate change and the Bighorn Basin.
This workshop relates to the “Food Hub” workshop, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, March 14.
Elijah Cobb photo of Scott Richard. Taken during the filming of From Farm to Fork, Wyoming PBS.
SORRY, CLASSES ARE FULL FOR THE WEBINARS
If you would like to individually explore the in-library resource, please see our Foundation Center page. You may contact Reference Librarian Sarah Steinbacher for more information.
Saturday, FEB 21 at 2 p.m. Join us for the second movie in the “Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle,” series provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities. “Slavery by Another Name” tells the story of the post civil war South after slavery was ended. New forms of forced labor kept thousands of African Americans in bondage until the onset of World War II.
Mary L. Keller, PhD. will lead the conversation after the movie. Mary is a lecturer in the Religious Studies Department and an adjunct for African American and Diaspora Studies at the University of Wyoming.
Don’t miss the next two documentaries Mar. 7, “The Loving Story” and Mar. 21, “The Freedom Riders.” Follow this link to learn more.
The second 2015 Book/Film Series, Tug of War, discussion of The Manchurian Candidate will be moderated by Paul Fees, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19. Join us in Grizzly Hall.
Two more to go. Pick up the book and the DVD at the front desk.
Thanks to all our generous friends, we have more donated books than we can handle. Just let us get caught up.
Please DO NOT drop off donated material at the Cody Library until further notice. Thank you!