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(November 3, 2011)  Election day is Tuesday, 11/8.  If you're uncertain where to vote  or want to make sure that you're registered, the Board of Elections in the county where you live can help.  Contact the staff at the Carroll, Columbiana, and Stark County Boards for more information.  Information on the three state-wide ballot issues is provided by the

The Civil War--Battles and Politics, 1861--Tuesday at 7:00 pm

(October 26, 2011)  The battles of 1861 didn't just happen.  They were driven not only by the military conditions at the front, but by political considerations at home, both North and South. Join us Tuesday, November 1, at 7:00 pm when Jay Case, Professor of History at Malone University, will present a lively and informative talk about how military and political maneuvers were tied together in the first year of the Civil War.

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(October 25, 2011)  Celebrate the 125th Anniversary of the Statue of Liberty  with images of the Statue from the Library of Congress.  Spend some time traveling around the world and back in time with vintage newsreels and travelogues from the Travel Film Archive.  And sit back and enjoy the sounds of yesteryear with free downloadable Halloween radio shows

Women in the Civil War--Tuesday Night

(October 19, 2011) From home front to battlefront, and behind enemy lines, North and South, the role of women in the Civil War was varied and important. This Tuesday, October 25, at 7:00 pm, Leslie Heaphy, Associate Professor of History at Kent State University, Stark Campus,  examines these varied roles: slave, housewife, soldier, spy, and more, in a lively and informative talk. 

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