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TAG: social science

Presentation looks at America’s changing relationship with its veterans and the wars they fought

Posted in News on May 12, 2020 at 6:00 am

“Support our troops” is a common phrase, seen on lawn signs and bumper stickers across America. Veterans are welcomed home by enthusiastic crowds, and thousands of service organizations help veterans find jobs, secure housing, and heal from the experience of war.  But it wasn’t always this way. Veterans returning from Vietnam were often […]

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Americans and the Holocaust traveling exhibition at Foley Library

Posted in News on March 12, 2020 at 6:00 am

By Brad Matthies UPDATE: March 13, 2020 The Americans and the Holocaust exhibit opening is delayed until April 1, and all March exhibit events are cancelled.  Please see this webpage for a detailed list of canceled events. This decision was made with an abundance of caution for the health and wellbeing of our supporters and […]

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“Palaces for the People”: Spaces and places for all of us

Posted in Explore and Discover on April 23, 2019 at 6:00 am

By Rachel Edmondson I often hear people refer to Spokane as a big city with a small-town feel, and I think this is one of the reasons many people enjoy living in Spokane. However, when talking with customers and friends, I also hear more and more about how people don’t know their neighbors anymore. How […]

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