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Chestertown, 21620 United States
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April 2017

A Pictorial Look Back at Work in Maryland

April 1, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until April 30, 2017

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until April 30, 2017

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, repeating until April 30, 2017

Kent County Public Library, 408 High Street
Chestertown, 21620 United States

A Pictorial Look Back at Work in Maryland.   Sponsor:  Kent County Public Library.  Take a look back at how work was done, circa 1930s, in several key Maryland industries.  Exhibit materials courtesy of the Maryland Department, Enoch Pratt Free Library / Maryland’s State Library Resource Center.

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Man of All Work: Black Men and Women’s Work in Richard Wright’s Fiction

April 12, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Kent County Public Library, 408 High Street
Chestertown, 21620 United States

Dr. Alisha Knight, Associate Professor of English and American Studies at Washington College, joins The Book Group at Kent County Public Library to lead a discussion of the complex themes in Richard Wright's short story Man of All Work.  The Book Group meets regularly at Kent County Public Library to explore and discuss works of literature by African American authors.  New members are always welcome.  Light refreshments will be served.

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A History of the Kenneth Walley Funeral Home

April 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 6, 2017 at 10:00 am

Kent County Public Library, 408 High Street
Chestertown, 21620 United States

A History of the Kenneth Walley Funeral Home. Sponsors:  Joyce & Elise Walley.

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May 2017

Those Were the Days: The Golden Age of Rock Hall Watermen

May 10, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kent County Public Library, 408 High Street
Chestertown, 21620 United States

Tom McHugh, Director Emeritus of The Mainstay in Rock Hall, and Ron Fithian, Rock Hall town Manager, will show selections from their award-winning project:  Those Were the Days:  The Golden Age of Rock Hall Watermen.  The project features the amazing life of watermen, the Bay's wondrous ability to sustain economic life, and the folktales and stories that accompanied this valued work, this way of life.  Eighteen interviews were conducted with watermen and women who worked the water between 1945 and…

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