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Alexander Hamiltion...The Man Who Made Modern America...Exhibit Award Letter from Donna Christensen, Virgin Islands Delegate to the Congress of USA to the Florence Williams Public Library, St. Croix, Virgin Islands
Donna Christiansen, Delegate to Congress USA
Wallace Williams, Coordinator
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Washington, DC
St. Croix, Virgin Islands USA
Donna Christiansen, Delegate to Congress USA
The Virgin Island Space
Virgin Islands Council on the Arts Project
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Caribbean Area ( lcsh )
Donna Christensen
Virgin Islands Delegate to Congress USA
Alexander Hamilton

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The Virgin Island Space
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PRESS RELEASE FROM THE OFFICE OF THE V.I. CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Monique Clendinen Watson (202) 226 7973 (Washington, DC, June 15, 2005) Delegate to C ongress Donna M. Christensen today congratulated Territorial Librarian Wallace Williams and the Florence Williams Public Library for being selected by the National Endowment for the Humanities as one of the 40 libraries across the country to be selected to host the traveling exhibition, Alexander Hamilton: The Man Who Made America. stellar proposal that will bring the exhibit to St. Croix and will provide an educat ional been able to lend support to such a worthy endeavor. Our children will learn about the importance of Alexander Hamilton to the nation, and our visitors wi ll learn about the Virgin The Endowment selected 40 libraries from 26 states to host the exhibition, including the one The participating libraries were selected based upon the quality of educational programs proposed, the commitment of local scholars, and the support from partners within the community. Wallace Williams said that the proposal was a result of a collaborative effort with local scholars such as William Cis sel, William Taylor and Edgar Lake contributing to its success. In addition to the traveling collection, each library will also conduct a wide range of commu including panel discussions, lecture series, multi media presentations, and book displays for adults and children. The Alexander Hamilton: The Man Who Made America project is part of t We the People initiative, which supports projects that strengthen the teaching, study, and understanding of American history and culture.