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Photos of the Green family. J.R. Green is wearing his WWI uniform. The other photos are his wife Ruth Green and their three children. Photo found in trunk at 433 State Street, Hudson, NY. Image from Hudson Area Library’s BLACC Oral History Project Collection.

History of the Black Community in Hudson: A Discussion of the Black Legacy Association of Columbia County (BLACC) Collection

Join Library Director Emily Chameides, Senior Policy Advisor of Hudson Catskill Housing Coalition Quintin Cross, and founder/executive director of Black Entrepreneur Market, Tiffany Garriga, for an evening celebrating the launch of the website dedicated to the Black Legacy Association of Columbia County (BLACC) Collection. This collection of local oral histories, images, and documents from the …

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History Webinar: Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow

Based on the New-York Historical Society’s 2018-19 exhibition, this virtual presentation explores Black Americans’ struggle for equality under the law from 1865 through World War I. Learn about both Southern and Northern roles in this dark chapter of our history as well as Black New Yorkers’ organizing and community-building in the face of discrimination. Date/Time: …

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Webinar: Eating Well on a Budget

Are you looking to eat well in 2022 but want to stay within your budget? Join nutrition educator Megan M. Dhanabala of SNAP-Ed New York and Cornell Cooperative Extension for tips and tricks to help you to make small changes that make a big difference. Date/Time: Thursday, February 10, 5:30 – 6:30pm Location: held virtually …

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HAL Book Club January Meeting

Date/Time: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at 5pm Program Description: The Hudson Area Library Book Group, which reads a mixture of fiction and non-fiction, will read The Midnight Library by Matt Haig for this month’s meeting and discussion. All are welcome. Meetings take place at the Hudson Area Library, in the Community Room. Masks and social …

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Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

In this history webinar, the New-York Historical Society honors the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG)—the trailblazing Supreme Court justice and cultural icon—with a special exhibition and virtual presentation, based on the popular Tumblr and bestselling book of the same name. A traveling exhibition organized by the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, Notorious RBG: The …

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FDR History Series – Books and Bridles: The Story of the Horse Back Librarians

Join us for the fourth of a series of history programs on FDR, presented by Jeff Urbin, educator from the Roosevelt Presidential Museum and Library in Hyde Park. This presentation tells the story of the Pack Horse Library initiative, a little known program of the Roosevelt Administration’s WPA. Its mission, carried out almost entirely by …

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Non-Fiction Book Club December Meeting

Program Description: This month, the Nonfiction book group is hosting their second “Documentarypalooza”. Members are invited to watch a documentary on any interesting subject and bring their opinions and insights to share at the December 20th meeting. Films can be borrowed on DVD from the library, streamed via Kanopy, the library’s free movie platform accessible, or through …

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