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Brie Blasi

Brie Blasi

Brigida (Brie) Blasi is executive director of the Sweetwater County Historical Museum in Green River, Wyo. She has a BA in humanities/fine arts from the University of Wyoming. After receiving her MA in public history from New Mexico State University, she worked in museums, archives and historic preservation in New Mexico and Texas for several years before returning to her home state of Wyoming. Since her homecoming, she has served on the boards and committees of the Alliance for Historic Wyoming, the Green River Historic Preservation Commission, Wyoming Writers, Inc. and Green River Main Street.

Encyclopedia | Stability can be fleeting in a boom-and-bust economy, especially for racial minorities facing discrimination. African-Americans struggled to earn respect in early 20th century Wyoming, and building churches in Rock Springs and other towns helped them anchor their lives with a sense of belonging.
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