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  • Latest News: Jacob Riis, Pioneering Photographer

    In "Jacob A. Riis: Revealing New York’s Other Half: A Complete Catalog of His Photographs," curator Bonnie Yochelson describes how Riis and his camera led to social reforms in early 20th-century America.

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June 14, 2011 Ash Lawn-Highland Celebrates Independence Day

Independence Day 2011 at Ash Lawn HighlandAsh Lawn-Highland, home of President James Monroe, will celebrate America’s birthday July 3, 2011 with a day designed especially for families. There will be on-going demonstrations of nineteenth century crafts.  Bring a picnic and enjoy a day with the family. 

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