Lectures

  • Lunchbox Lecture

    12/18/2019 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    In this lecture, Susan McClamroch will contrast the public history presentations of America’s German rocketeers at NASA Visitor Centers located in the US “Space Crescent” with those at European sites.

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  • Lunchbox Lecture

    12/04/2019 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Jake Yount discusses the blurring and misinterpretation of the code of Bushido, a code originally based on honor, and the internment of over 140,000 Allied soldiers under Imperial Japan.

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  • Dinner with a Curator

    12/10/2019 | 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

    Join Adam Foreman, the Museum’s Student Program Specialist, for a presentation on the extraordinary life of Mary Bethune—daughter of enslaved parents, presidential advisor, and civil rights activist.

  • Lunchbox Lecture

    11/20/2019 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    On June 22, 1941, Hitler broke the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact and invaded the Soviet Union, dividing Soviet Ukraine into two occupied territories.

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  • Lunchbox Lecture

    11/06/2019 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    Hale Bradt brings us the story of his investigations into his family’s experiences during World War II.

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  • Meet the Author: Donald L. Miller, PhD

    10/29/2019 | 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

    Join best-selling author and historian Donald L. Miller, PhD, at The Historic New Orleans Collection who will discuss his latest book Vicksburg: Grant’s Campaign that Broke the Confederacy, which delves into the battle that defined control of the Mississippi River during the Civil War.