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July 4th: Birth of American Independence

The Fourth of July—also known as Independence Day or July 4th—has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution.

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Researcher Support Services 07.01.2022

The Chronicle of Higher Education's award-winning journalism provides real-time news and deep insights into higher education. Readers also have the ability to sign up for newsletters that deliver new, relevant, and curated articles

Discover One of Our Best LGBTQ+ Historical Collections

Researcher Support Services 06.02.2022

June is Pride Month, and there’s no better time than now to explore LGBTQ+ history!

New Email Address, Same Library Friends

Information Technology and Web Services 05.27.2022

Starting June 1, 2022, you’ll notice some Auraria Library messages coming from a new email address. Don’t worry, it might be a new email but we’re still your same library friends. 

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1774: the long year of Revolution

1774: the long year of Revolution

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