Sat April 19, 2014

The Tire Iron and the Tamale

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This moving essay was featured on an episode of  The Splendid Table (originally aired in April 2011 and rebroadcast April 19, 2014 at 7 a.m. on WESM 91.3 FM). You can read the essay here or  click here to listen to the essay on The Splendid Table. -- editor

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Thu March 20, 2014
pride of baltimore ii-maryland day

Md. Historical Society and Pride II celebrates Maryland Day

Pride of Baltimore II
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The Maryland Historical Society is proudly celebrating Maryland Day with the ship Pride of Baltimore II and Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine on Monday, March 24 and Tuesday, March 25, 2014.

The Pride of Baltimore II is making a special voyage on Monday, March 24 from Fort McHenry in Baltimore to the City Dock in Annapolis.

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Sun February 23, 2014
african-american history

WESM-FM wraps up Black History Month with 2 special programs

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Closing out Black History Month, WESM presents 2 special programs: Re:Defining Black History and Suite History - Four Jazz Composers and the African-American Odyssey (original air date: Sunday, Feb. 23 at 4 pm and 5 pm respectively).

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Wed February 5, 2014
African-American History Month Programs

African American History Month programs at the museums of the state of Delaware, February 2014

Samuel D. Burris
Credit Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs

Thru July 31, 2014

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Fri January 17, 2014
national women's history month

National Women’s History Month events planned for Delaware museums in March

Harriet Tubman will be one of the women celebrated in this year's National Women's History month.
Credit Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs

DOVER, Del. -- During the month of March, the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will be offering 15 special programs at the state of Delaware's six museums. Ten of these programs will be presented in celebration of National Women's History Month.

Highlights include A Woman's World, a series of programs that explore the daily responsibilities of 18th-century women and the domestic skills that they were expected to possess.  A Women's World programs will take place at the John Dickenson Plantation in Dover.

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