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The story of the Willoughby chemical weapons plant

Did you know that Willoughby housed a chemical weapons plant during World War I? Learn more about this surprising piece of local history during a special program at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22, at our Main Branch. Jeffrey Frischkorn, former … Continue reading

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Woodrow Wilson: The Rise of American Internationalism

Our resident historian Dr. John Foster continued his US Presidents of the 20th Century series last month with Woodrow Wilson. We’ve filmed and shared his talk for those who couldn’t join us that night. Nowadays, Wilson his best known for his failed … Continue reading

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