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Fri Jun 5
  • Spy Skills 101 - Make a Mask

    Time: 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm
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    Posting on Facebook and Youtube at 1:00 pm!

    These aren’t masks for your face! In our final week, we will look at the Cardan system and masks used to hide a letter’s true meaning.

  • Spy Skills 101 - Make Your Own Cipher Wheel

    Time: 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm
    Location:

    Posting on Facebook and Youtube at 1:00 pm!

    The Culper Spy Ring used a cipher to conceal words not in the code book. Follow along as we explore how ciphers work and make our own cipher wheels to write secret messages!  

Fri Jun 19
  • The Work Must Be Done: Women of Color and the Right to Vote

    Time: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
    Location:

    As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment,the Litchfield Historical Society is thrilled to have theConnecticut Historical Society presenting their current researchto discover women of color who were part of the woman suffrage movement.  

    Inspired by the words ofnotable African American reformer and political activist, Mary TownsendSeymour, The work must be done, the ConnecticutHistorical Society presents exciting new research about the women of color whoworked for women’s suffrage. Ilene Frank, Chief Curator, and Karen Li Miller,Research Historian from the Connecticut Historical Society along with ProfessorBrittney Yancy, Goodwin College, will raise up the stories of women such asMs. Seymour, Rose Payton, Minnie Glover, Daisy Daniels, and others.The program includes conversation on the importance of having a historythat is inclusive. Participants will examine how this history ties into currentcivic issues around voting.  

    Funding for this projectis made possible by the State of Connecticut and the National Endowment for theHumanities, both of which provide significant support to ConnecticutHumanities. 

    Join via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/95465509673