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This Week @ MHS

Mark your calendars and plan to attend one or more of our events this week:

Monday, 14 February, at noon Marc Friedlaender Fellowship recipient Marc-William Palen, University of Texas at Austin, presents his brown bag "The Cleveland 'Conspiracy': Mugwumpery, Free Trade Ideology, and Foreign Policy in Gilded Age America."

Thursday, 17 February, at 6:00 PM, Beverly Wilson Palmer, Editor, Charles Sumner Papers will present a special lecture"To Place the Federal Govt on the Side of Freedom": Remembering Charles Sumner. This event is co-sponsored by the Charles Sumner Bicentennial Committee. Prior to the lecture light refreshements will be served beginning at 5:30 PM.

Friday, 18 February, at noon Joshua Smith, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, will present his research "Franks and Beans on Saturday Night: Yankee Ethnicity Considered" at a brown bag lunch.

And do not forget our Saturday building tour starts at 10:00 AM.

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