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Review: It All Began with Foxhole Frank

This contact led to the re-discovery of six boxes of diaries, letters, reminiscences, and photographs, most of which had been transcribed and typewritten, but never published. The Lyman & Merrie…

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In Search of the Gileadites

Should one of your number be arrested, you must collect together as quickly as possible, so as to outnumber your adversaries... Do not delay one moment after you are ready:…

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Dreaming of Summer Travel Plans?

Take a Virtual Road Trip through the American Art Collections of the Springfield Museums Since the early days of automobile travel, tourists and adventure-seekers have taken to the open road…

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ASTRONOMY DAY: Local Research Using Infrared

In the video Working Remotely we saw examples of how wavelengths we can't see help us to learn about objects beyond the Earth. Robert Gutermuth, Associate Research Professor of Astronomy…

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Imitation is the Highest Form of Flattery

You might have seen that imitating beloved art—with what you can find around the house—is all the rage during this time of sheltering in place. The Springfield Museums invite you…