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Bradford Academy Auditorium

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172 North Main St
Bradford, VT 05033 United States

May 2017

Rosie’s Mom: Forgotten Women of the First World War

May 11, 2017
7:00 pm
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One hundred years ago, a full generation before Rosie the Riveter, women rolled up their sleeves and entered war industries where they had never been welcome before. Historian Carrie Brown explores how these women helped shape the work that their more famous daughters would do in the next World War. Read More »

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May 2018

Katherine Paterson Author Talk

May 31, 2018
6:30 pm
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World-renowned children’s author and Vermont resident Katherine Paterson will speak about her work, including her book, "Bread and Roses, Too," which is VHC's Vermont Reads choice for 2018. Read More »

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March 2020

**POSTPONED** Vermont Women and the Civil War

March 29, 2020
3:00 pm
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“Vermont women enlisted for the duration.” So said a Vermont historian assessing the war years 1861-1865. Vermont’s remarkable Civil War battlefield record is well documented, but little is known of how Vermont women sustained the home front. Historian Howard Coffin explains, with nearly 35,000 of the state’s able-bodied men at war, how women took on farming, worked in factories, served as nurses in the state's military hospitals, and more. Read More »

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August 2021

Vermont Women and the Civil War

August 22
2:00 pm
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“Vermont women enlisted for the duration.” So said a Vermont historian assessing the war years 1861-1865. Vermont’s remarkable Civil War battlefield record is well documented, but little is known of how Vermont women sustained the home front. Historian Howard Coffin explains, with nearly 35,000 of the state’s able-bodied men at war, how women took on farming, worked in factories, served as nurses in the state's military hospitals, and more. Read More »

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