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Found in the Archives: Lump of Coal

CWu archvies has a lump of Coal from the Roslyn mines. Hear how it came to be here in this episode.

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History of Impactful Women in Ellensburg and CWU, and Their Contributions.

Julia Stringfellow, Professor, and University Archivist, discusses her recent research History of Impactful Women in Ellensburg and CWU, and Their Contributions. In this lecture, Professor…

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Nick and Jennie Henderson Video Interview

Nick Henderson and his mother Jennie Henderson talk about life in Roslyn , Washington. Jennie grew up in a family with 13 siblings. She discusses her schooling and work life as well as raising her…

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Nellie Rumburg Video Interview

Nellie Rumburg talks about growing up in Ellensburg and later working in the CWU library. She started working in the library in 1990 and had many different positions over the years. Nellie enjoyed…

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Native American Heritage Month: HumanitiesWA Speaker Fern Naomi Renville

Fern Naomi Renville (she/her) is a Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota, Omaha, and Seneca-Cayuga storyteller, theatre director, and playwright. She is the great-granddaughter of Melinda Cayuga, a Seneca…

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An Evening at the Brooks

Video highlights of the Library Gala from 2014

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Lelooska Totem Carving

In 1999, Tsungani (Fearon Smith, Jr.) carved a traditional Native American totem pole for Brooks Library in Ellensburg, Washington. At the time, Tsungani served as chief of the Wiummasgum Clan of…

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Rebecca Lubas’ Covid-19 Reflections

CWU’s Dean of Libraries reflects on providing library services during a pandemic, exploring a very quiet Ellensburg, and keeping in communication with friends far away.

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Staci Sleigh-Layman's Covid-19 Reflections

Staci Sleigh-Layman talks about her various jobs at Central and the changes to her work during the pandemic. Discussion includes the Tuesday Talks series conducted during the lock-downs.

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Archival Adventures In Asia and Europe: Researching the Chinese in Europe during the 1920s

Join us as Professor Marilyn Levine demonstrates successful strategies and resources for researching the Chinese in Europe during the 1920s, highlighting materials recently acquired by CWU Libraries.

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At Home with Poetry: A live reading celebrating National Poetry Month At Home with Poetry: A live reading celebrating National Poetry Month Online

Featured guest – Rena Priest, Washington State Poet Laureate This program will feature poets reading their own poem(s) and a favorite of someone else’s, on the theme of…

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Donkeys, Dervishes, and the Borderline: An American's Experience in Pre-revolutionary Iran

Steve Horowitz, retired director of CWU’s ESL program, about his experience as a Peace Corps volunteer in Iran in the late 1960s. The presentation will feature the people and culture of…

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Collections Chat: Focus on Asian Studies with Professor Chong Eun Ahn

A virtual collections discussion by Professor CHong Eun Ahn about using historical newpaper databases from Brooks Library at Central Washington University for history research.

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Zotero Lesson in 3 Minutes

A breif demonstration of Zotero bibliographic tool.

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Finding Digital Primary Sources from CWU Databases

A brief demonstration of some of CWU Libraries primary source databases.

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"I Wish You All The Best" Book Discussion

A book discussion panel held October 14th, discussing the book, I wish you all the best by Mason Deaver. Recorded October 14th, 2020.

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