On the Art Wall -- in the library's main floor Miron Fireside Room
Visit a selection of World War I photographs from the Tom Sutter's glass lantern collection. The display has meaningul images, organized chronologically illustrating the United States involvent in the Great War.
This November the library offers multiple exhbits and presentations to learn about, commemorate, and honor the history of The Great War. For more information about the events visit this link.
In the glass case in the Lobby
Admire some objects and documents from the Menasha Historical Society. Including several photgraphs from the members of the Menasha’s Company E of the 4th Infantry Division of the National Guard of Wisconsin, that were deployed to Europe to defend democracy in one of the greatest conflicts in history. All 156 men of the Company E volunteered to fight; twenty-seven did not return. On Saturday, November 11 at 9:30am Historian Rhys Kuzdas of the Menasha Historical Society will present: Menasha's Company E’s Involvement in the War. Followed by a Veterans Day Ceremony at 11:00am conducted by our local veterans.
In the glass case in the Circulation Area
The Veterans of Foreing Wars - VFW Nicolet Post 2126 - Menasha is remembering the significance of the Isle of Valor at Smith Park and the courage of two veterans: Lloyd Cherney and Rob (Bob) Fird with a display of their uniforms.
In the Menasha History Case
There is also a glass case from the original Elisha D. Smith Public Library on Mill Street tucked into the corner at the start of the large print and fiction collections where the Menasha Historical Society presents artifacts from the high school bands of yesteryear at Menasha High School and St. Mary's High School.
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