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Lawrence Public Library

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Organization Type: Public Libraries & Local Governments

Organization URL: https://lplks.org/   

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Lawrence Public Library (LPL for short) is a community learning hub that believes in sharing knowledge and resources. We empower our community to imagine more together to grow a world we can all believe in by learning, connecting, creating, and growing with a passionate staff and vast collections, resources, services, and programs.

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Title: Lawrence/Douglas County, Kansas African American Oral History Interviews

URL: http://oralhistory.lplks.org/index.html

Collection: Local History

Description: A collection of interviews conducted with African American residents of Lawrence and Douglas County, Kansas. Interviews were conducted over the course of 28 years, initially by Curtis Nether and Linda Poindexter and in subsequent years by the Lawrence-Douglas County African American Oral History Project under the leadership of Alice Fowler, Leonard Monroe, and Marla Jackson.

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Subject:   Lawrence (Kan.)--History. African Americans--Civil rights--Kansas Oral history

Title: Leo Beuerman

URL: http://uss-rangerguy.com/Lawrence/Leo_Beuerman.htm

Collection: Local History

Description: An early web (HTML) page containing auto/biographical information and photographs of Leo Beuerman, who lived from 1902 to 1974, sold pencils on Massachusetts Street, and was the subject of an Academy-award nominated documentary. Beuerman was a dwarf and was unable to walk.

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Subject:   Lawrence (Kan.)--History--20th century. Dwarfism

Title: QR1863: A public list by 1863Lawrence

URL: https://twitter.com/1863Lawrence/lists/qr1863/

Collection: Local History

Description: A "live tweeting" historical reenactment of Quantrill's Raid (1863).

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Subject:   Historical reenactments. Quantrill's Raid (Lawrence, Kan.), 1863. Twitter.

Title: Twitter Coverage of Lawrence (Ks.) Protest

URL: https://twitter.com/MelissaStiehler/status/1267267232020795392/

Collection: Local History

Description: Coverage from Melissa Stiehler's personal Twitter account of a Black Lives Matter protest in Lawrence (Ks.) in May 2020.

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Subject:   Black lives matter movement. Lawrence (Kan.). Protest and social movements.

Title: QR1863: A public list by 1863Lawrence

URL: https://twitter.com/hashtag/QR1863?src=hash/

Collection: Local History

Description: A "live tweeting" historical reenactment of Quantrill's Raid (1863).

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Subject:   Twitter. Quantrill's Raid (Lawrence, Kan.), 1863. Historical reenactments.

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