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Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingAfrican American Faces of the Civil War by Ronald Coddington

City History, City Heroes: African American Heroines of the Civil War

This summer at DC Public Library Summer Reading we're exploring heroes and heroism. Join us to hear about lesser-known stories of heroism from D.C.'s history with local author C.R. Gibbs.
Every Hero has a StoryEscape on the Pearl by Mary Kay RicksDCPL Summer Reading

City History, City Heroes: Agents of Danger: The Underground Railroad in DC

This summer at DC Public Library Summer Reading we're exploring heroes and heroism. Join us to hear about lesser-known stories of heroism from D.C.'s history with local author C.R. Gibbs.
Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingEscape on the Pearl by Mary Kay Ricks

City History, City Heroes: Agents of Danger: The Underground Railroad in DC

This summer at DC Public Library Summer Reading we're exploring heroes and heroism. Join us to hear about lesser-known stories of heroism from D.C.'s history with local author C.R. Gibbs.
Every Hero has a StoryEscape on the Pearl by Mary Kay RicksDCPL Summer Reading

City History, City Heroes: Agents of Danger: The Underground Railroad in DC

This summer at DC Public Library Summer Reading we're exploring heroes and heroism. Join us to hear about lesser-known stories of heroism from D.C.'s history with local author C.R. Gibbs. This talk will highlight the District's role in the Underground Railroad. 
Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer Reading

City History, City Heroes: Champions of Justice: The Battle to Smash Jim Crow in the Nation's Capital

This summer at DC Public Library Summer Reading we're exploring heroes and heroism. Join us to hear about lesser-known stories of heroism from D.C.'s history with local author C.R. Gibbs.
Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingThe Last of the Doughboys by Richard Rubin

City History, City Heroes: None But The Brave: The District's Black Doughboys in the Great War

This summer at DC Public Library Summer Reading we're exploring heroes and heroism. Join us to hear about lesser-known stories of heroism from D.C.'s history with local author C.R. Gibbs.
Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingThe Last of the Doughboys by Richard Rubin

City History, City Heroes: None But The Brave: The District's Black Doughboys in the Great War

This summer at DC Public Library Summer Reading we're exploring heroes and heroism. Join us to hear about lesser-known stories of heroism from D.C.'s history with local author C.R. Gibbs.
Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingLincoln's Citadel

City History, City Heroes: Heroes of the Battlefield: The Fighting First Regiment in War & Peace

This summer for DC Public Library Summer Reading, we're exploring heroes and heroism. Join us to hear about lesser-known stories of heroism from D.C.'s history with local author C. R. Gibbs.
Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingThe Butler: A Witness to History by Wil Haygood

Neighborhood Heroes: Eugene Allen, of 'The Butler: Witness to History'

Lee Daniels’ 2014 film The Butler features the story of Cecil Gaines, a black man who dedicates his career to serving the array of Presidents who come through the White House throughout the 1950s, 60s, 70s, and 80s. 
Every Hero has a StoryDCPL Summer ReadingThe Butler: A Witness to History by Wil Haygood

Neighborhood Heroes: Eugene Allen, of 'The Butler: Witness to History'

Lee Daniels’ 2014 film The Butler features the story of Cecil Gaines, a black man who dedicates his career to serving the array of Presidents who come through the White House throughout the 1950s, 60s, 70s, and 80s. 

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