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. . . with the news of Barack Obama's election?  Historian (and former ICJS Fellow) Joseph J. Ellis wrote an interesting opinion piece in the L.A. Times yesterday addressing this very question:

I never expected to see an...MORE »
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Thomas Jefferson, A Summary View
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Say we're a library.  Specifically, a library attached to a world famous (indeed, a U.N. World Heritage-designated) historic site.  We have an incredible array of information about the founding father for whom we work: scholarly monographs, popular books, documentaries, journal and magazine articles, primary sources, secondary sources--heck, we'd even have quaternary and quinary sources if such exist.MORE »
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It's a topic that has proved endlessly fascinating for a long time (and has inspired quite a body of...MORE »

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It was announced this week that the Homestead Resort in Bath County intends to restore the historic bathhouses that surround their famed mineral pools (now called the Jefferson Pools).  Thomas Jefferson is just one of the thousands of Virginians,...MORE »

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Thomas Jefferson, A Summary View
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Thought our loyal readers might be interested in some other Jefferson-related events coming up soon: September 13, 2008 Accuracy and Elegance: How Fry and Jefferson Made a Better map of Virginia Library of Virginia, Richmond, VAMORE »
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