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Civil War Memories: Contesting the Past in the United States since 1865
Wednesday, May 30, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Civil War Memories is the first comprehensive account of how and why Americans hhow and why Americans have selectively remembered, and forgotten, this watershed conflict since its conclusion in 1865.



Panel Discussion - Breaking Down Barriers: The Importance of Jewish Hospital in Louisville's History
Thursday, May 31, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | This panel discussion assembles luminaries from Jewish Hospital and explores this beloved institution's impact on Louisville and beyond. Sponsored by the Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence.



The Unknowns: The Untold Story of America’s Unknown Soldier and WWI’s Most Decorated Heroes Who Brought Him Home
Tuesday, June 5, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Patrick K. O'Donnell, national award-winning author of Washington's Immortals, reveals the untold story behind the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in a searing narrative that thrusts the reader into the brutal heart of combat.



Sons of the Covenant, Brothers of the Lodge: Fraternal Orders and Immigrant Identity in Nineteenth-Century Louisville
Friday, June 15, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Dr. Abigail Glogower explores the ways a minority population used fraternal bonds to negotiate assimilation within American society. Sponsored by the Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence.



The Vest Pocket Kodak & the First World War
Tuesday, June 19, 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Jon Cooksey, leading military historian, will present on the Vest Pocket Kodak, the iconic camera that documented WWI. Sponsored by The Inman Group at UBS Financial Services.



Harry's War: The Great War Diary of Harry Drinkwater
Wednesday, June 20, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Author Jon Cooksey will give a presentation on Harry's War: The Great War Diary of Harry Drinkwater. Sponsored by the Inman Group at UBS Financial Services.



'Why in Heaven's Name Expect Us to Mingle?': Jewish and Christian Soldiers in WWI American Military
Tuesday, June 26, Gallery open, 5:00 p.m.; Lecture 6:00-7:00 p.m. | Dr. Jessica Cooperman explores the impact of soldier's welfare services provided by independent religious organizations during WWI. Sponsored by the Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence.



Filson Friday: Children’s Literature and the Filson Library Collection
Friday, July 13, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Cassie Bratcher explores children's literature in the Filson's Library collection.



Filson Friday - Material Culture: Clothing and Textile Collections at the Filson Historical Society
Friday, July 20, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Maureen Lane will provide an overview of the clothing and textiles found in the Filson's museum collection.



The Civil War Field Institute - John Hunt Morgan's Great Raid: Rebels Invade the Buckeye State
July 25-28 | Join The Filson Historical Society as David L. Mowery leads a four-day tour along John Hunt Morgan’s Great Raid path within Ohio.



Filson Friday - Black Artists and Arts Education in 20th Century Louisville
Friday, July 27, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Aaron Rosenblum will explore the historical context of three generations of Black artists in Louisville.



Filson Friday - Days of Rage and Sorrow: The Jennie Bowman Tragedy
Friday, August 3, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Jim Prichard shares the story of the Jennie Bowman Tragedy and the aftermath.



Filson Friday - "The Filson's Many Faces"
Friday, August 17, 12:00-1:00 p.m. | Jim Holmberg will give an overview of the Filson's collection of Kentucky related portraits.



The 25th Annual House Tour
Sunday, September 30 - 1:00-6:00 p.m. | Join The Filson Historical Society for the 25th Annual House Tour.


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