The Fall of the Alamo and Beyond
February and March 1836 denotes the siege of the Texan fort, led by the Mexican General Santa Anna. General Sam Houston rallied the U.S, with the war cry, “Remember the Alamo” and on April 21, 1836 defeated Santa Anna who then signed a treaty recognizing Texas’s independence. Come check out some of the library collection.
United Nations salutes Women in Science
The U.N. urges “commitment to end bias, greater investments in science, technology, engineering and math education for all women and girls as well as opportunities for their careers and longer-term professional advancement so all can benefit from their ground-breaking future contributions”.
January Book Display – Emancipation Proclamation Anniversary
January 1, 1863, Abraham Lincoln, by executive proclamation, called for the freeing of all slaves who lived within the Confederate States upon this date. Slaves from the four Union States were not officially freed until the passage of the 13th Amendment in 1865. Come check out some of our information at the Todd Library.
December 7th – Attack on Pearl Harbor and beyond
Most of us know something about the “Date that will live in Infamy”. but do you know about the Japanese ground attack on American soil that occurred six months later? Come check out our display in the Todd library for both.
November 2017 – Native American Heritage Month
Come explore the rich history and present day issues facing our Native American families. The library holds a vast collection for you to choose from.