| LETTERS IN A BOX, THE JOURNEY OF A WWII BOMBARDIER|
Williamstown, 11:00 a.m.
On Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 11 a.m., in the Heritage Room at the Williams Inn at 1090 Main Street, Sheila Stone will present an this illustrated discussion of the book she compiled with her daughter, Ali Adair. Letters in a Box, a treasure of over 150 beautifully handwritten letters and postcards written home by Shelia's husband, Robert. L. Stone, during World War II to his family and friends. These letters chronicle his journey from his enlistment through 40 combat missions as a bombardier in the South Pacific.
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W.E.B. DU BOIS: BORN BY A GOLDEN RIVER
|WEDNESDAY - JULY 11, 2018|
Great Barrington, 2 p.m.
W.E.B. Du Bois River Park, Church and River Streets, Gt Barrington Pre-registration encouraged: firstname.lastname@example.org W. E. B. Du Bois’s special connection to rivers and environmental justice provides a unique lens through which to view his more well-known accomplishments. Featured will be Du Bois’s 1930 speech on the Housatonic River, Langston Hughes’s The Negro Speaks of Rivers, and Du Bois’s activism surrounding the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927. The event will be held on the anniversary of the first Niagara Conference in 1905. It will be followed by a walking tour of sites in Great Barrington that helped to shape the town’s iconic native son. More information at www.GBLand.org
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