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This Week @ MHS

We have a much-shortened week at the Society as we prepare for Thanksgiving, but there are still a couple of events going on here for you take in. 

- Monday, 23 November, 6:00PM : Join us for an author talk with Sally G. McMillen of Davidson College. She is speaking on her new book, Lucy Stone: An Unapologetic Life, which addresses Stone's omission from the pantheon of women suffragists of the 19th century. This talk is open to the public for a fee of $10 (no charge for MHS Fellows or Members). Registration is required. 

- Tuesday, 24 November, 5:15PM : Mark Herlihy of Endicott College presents "'A barbarous practice that would not be permitted in other civilized countries': The Evolution and Enduring Presence of the African Dodger Game at Boston-Area Amusement Venues," a seminar talk that is part of the Immigration and Urban History series. Jeff Melnick of UMass - Boston provides comment. Seminars are free and open to the public; RSVP requiredSubscribe to receive advance copies of the seminar papers.

Please note that the MHS is closed on Thursday, 26 November, for Thanksgiving. The library remains closed through Saturday, 28 November. The exhibition galleries are open on Friday, 27 November, and Saturday, 28 November, 10:00AM-4:00PM. Normal hours resume on Monday, 30 November. 

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