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Special Presentation of the Veterans’ History Project at the Library of Congress July 16

July 16th, Introduction to Resources in the Library of Congress Veterans History Project (VHP)

Want to know more about conducting research using Veterans History Project (VHP) collections? Are you curious about our World War I diary holdings? Interested in firsthand accounts of combat from Vietnam veterans? Want to know how to research your relative’s military unit? Come find out more during a special presentation by VHP reference specialist Megan Harris.

This introduction provides an overview of VHP’s collections scope, available online resources, how to search the archive using the online database, and how to coordinate use of non-digitized collections. Participants will learn more about VHP’s online exhibits, how to find information about specific units and conflicts, and the vast number of ways in which VHP collections can be utilized in your research.

Date:  Saturday, July 16, time: 10:00 am – 11:30 am EDT

Location:  Library of Congress Jefferson Bldg. LJ G-07

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ July 8

“There is a difference between interest and commitment. When you’re interested in something, you do it only when it’s convenient. When you’re committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results.” ~ Ken Blanchard, author of The One Minute Manager and many other books.

 

 

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Weekend Ed. Quote ~ July 1

“About 30,000 of those meetings could have been shorter or not held at all.” ~Simon Ramo, founder of TRW, 1913-June 27, 2016

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“Engineers make the best engineers.” ~Simon Ramo, founder of TRW, 1913-June 27, 2016

In 2013, at age 100, Simon Ramo received Patent  No. 8606170B2 for a computer-based learning invention — becoming the oldest person at the time to receive a patent. He wrote and co-wrote 62 books on diverse subjects, including a guide to playing tennis. In 2012, he wrote a book about drones and other battle bots titled “Let the Robots Do the Dying.”

 

 

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