Tell Your Homecoming Story: For African American Veterans - an Unsung Heroes Presentation and Recording Session

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Are you a veteran? Do you know a veteran? The Unsung Heroes Living History Project is searching for African American veterans and their families to interview and share their military experiences for possible inclusion on the library's YouTube channel. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, or to schedule an interview, contact Executive Director Lisa Daniels at (916) 629-4691 or

This program is part of the library's California Reads grant. California Reads is a program of Cal Humanities in partnership with the California Center for the Book. It is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Cal Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.


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