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History By Era: Civil Rights & Vietnam Era



Online chronologies of events in Cheshire County at different periods of time.

Monadnock Moments

Short historical articles about people, places, or events in the Monadnock region.

Agriculture in Cheshire County

An online presentation on the history of agriculture in Cheshire County, New Hampshire from pre-colonial days into the 21st century. Based on an onsite exhibit at the Historical Society of Cheshire County in 2017.

Enter to Learn, Go Forth to Serve

High School, Film. Available on DVD or via Vimeo How does a teacher training school in rural New Hampshire transform itself into a leading public liberal-arts college? This documentary chronicles Keene State's rise from Keene Normal School, founded in 1909, to an...

Here I Am, Send Me

Middle School, High School. Film. Available on DVD or via Vimeo In the spring of 1965, Jonathan Myrick Daniels, a twenty-six year old student at an Episcopal seminary became one of the many young Americans who answered the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr's call to help...

Lost Boundaries

The story of fair-skinned African American family, the Carters who move to Keenham, New Hampshire.  Parents Scott and Marsha decide to 'pass' as white and lead a successful life in town until World War II when an investigation reveals the family's black heritage. ...

The Farmer is the Man

High School. Film. The Farmer is the Man. Available on DVD or Vimeo.   The Farmer is the Man documents the joys, challenges and viability of farming in the Monadnock region of New Hampshire in the mid-to-late 20th century.  While it is clear that farmers wish to...