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Theme for the week: World War II February 11 – March 1, 2019 World War II is the deadliest conflict in human history, with tens of millions of deaths, most of whom were civilians in the Soviet Union and China. Besides these fatalities and casualties, the war destroyed ...
February 11, 2019 • Jeanelle Wan
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Theme for the week: Geological maps:  from agriculture to watersheds Date: January 28-February 8, 2019   Geologic survey maps show the spread of soil types in a region and can be some of the most detailed maps in our collection. They show the overabundance of variability that can occur ...
January 25, 2019 • Ben Andrews
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Theme for the week: Spanish Missions in California Oct 22-Nov 9, 2018 On September 9, 1850, California became the 31st state to be admitted into the United States. Prior to statehood, the area was known as Alta California, under Spanish and then Mexican rule. During the Spanish colonial period, ...
October 22, 2018 • Jeanelle Wan
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Theme for the week: Autonomous Areas and Disputed Territories of China September 10-28, 2018   China is the third largest country in the world at almost 9.6 million square kilometers (over 3.7 million square miles). To govern such a large landmass, it has been divided into smaller administrative ...
September 10, 2018 • Jeanelle Wan
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Theme for the week: National Forests in California Date: Aug 20-Sept 7, 2018 The U.S. Forest Service started in 1876 when the Congress created an office within the Department of Agriculture to be in charge of the forests in the United States.  It wasn’t until 1901 that this ...
August 20, 2018 • Louis Cashatt
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Theme for the week: Archipelago July 9-27, 2018 Ever want to get away from all the stress of city life?  We’ve gone through our map collection and listed some of the best island chains to escape to.  We’ve got you covered if you want to relax on the beach ...
July 9, 2018 • Louis Cashatt