World War I Centennial: Strong Foundations, New Possibilities

Lt. Faye Palmer (far left) with General William Haan, commander of the 32nd Division (far right)

Lt. Faye Palmer (far left) with General William Haan, commander of the 32nd Division (far right)

Chelsea District Library is pleased to announce the receipt of grants from the Michigan Humanities Council (MHC) and the Community Tourism Action Plan (CTAP) Program for a World War I Installation and Digitization project scheduled for July – November 2016.

World War I Centennial: Strong Foundations, New Possibilities will be a physical and digital project on display in downtown Chelsea. WWI era photographs, letters, stories, and artifacts will be curated to expand the historical record archived here on Stories of Chelsea. A selection of these digitized photographs will be enlarged and printed on outdoor banners for display throughout the Chelsea Downtown Chelsea.

Our Ribbon Cutting  Ceremony will be Saturday, July 30th at 11am at Chelsea District Library.

Visit our section on World War I to find out more About the project and view some of the photographs and stories we have collected so far.

This Project is a Partnership with:

 

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This project is funded in part by Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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