Wisconsin Library Heritage Center

The Wisconsin Library Heritage Center is a program of the Wisconsin Library Association Foundation promoting understanding and appreciation of the history of libraries and librarianship in Wisconsin.

Library Memorabilia Exhibit in DeForest

Posted by Larry Nix
Larry Nix
Larry Nix has not set their biography yet
User is currently offline
on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 in Exhibits

Library Memorabilia Exhibit

An exhibit of Wisconsin library memorabilia sponsored by the Wisconsin Library Heritage Center will be on display at the DeForest Area Public Library in November and December 2013 and in January 2014. In the last part of the 19th century and in the first two decades of the 20th century an explosion of library construction took place in communities throughout Wisconsin. This construction boom was fostered to a large extent by Andrew Carnegie and other philanthropists. The new library buildings were a source of civic pride and as such were represented on a variety of souvenir items including china, spoons, paperweights, and picture postcards. Examples of these souvenir items and others which reflect the library heritage of Wisconsin are included in the exhibit. The exhibit is located in the DeForest Area Historical Society space within the public library. The Wisconsin Library Heritage Center is a program of the Wisconsin Library Association Foundation. Larry T. Nix is the curator for the exhibit.

Library Memorabilia Exhibit

 

Comments

No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment

Leave your comment

Guest Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Categories

Popular Tags

Historical Register Eratus Swift Wilcox Dianne McAfee Hopkins Campaign Library celebrations Brown Deer Public Library Orrilla Blackshear National Bookmobile Day Hall of Fame 2015 Irene W. Newman Anniversaries Ruby Roeder Buttons Gilbert H. Doane 10 Katharine MacDonald Jones National Library Week Black River Falls Public Library Library Buidlings Clarence Brown Lester Peter G. Hamon Ruth Ann Montgomery UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies WLA 125 books-by-mail Lucy E. Smith Morris library legislation Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Rusk County Community Library campaign trav campaign Academic Libraries Library people Postcards 27 ca CCBC 22 Carl Spitzweg Hall of Fame 2017 Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Amer Superior Carnegie Libraries 20 caly film archives campaign Wisconsin Federation of Women's Clubs I Love Libraries Carnegie libraries Public libraries White House Conference on Library and Information Services Hall of Fame 2014 James Huff Stout Clinton Public Library Publications library education Lowell W. Wilson Hall of Fame 2015 S. Janice Kee Hall of Fame 2012 Hall of Fame 2015 Uncategorized caly film People Kimberly-Little Chute Public Library 11 Wisconsin Library Heritage Center 21 Louise S. Robbins American Library Association Library War Service Jane K. Billings Wisconsin Association of Academic Librarians Bernard Schwab Beloit Public Library Ripon Public Library Frank Avery Hutchins Public libraries Library Trustees Hall of Fame 2009 Association of Library Trustees Advocates and Friends Wisconsin Library Association WLA 125 Dorothea M. Krause background Woman's Congress Hall of Fame 2012 Marjorie Sornson Malmberg Public library systems Library e Brown Deer Public Library Academic Librarians Hall of Fame 2011 Beaver Dam Public Library T. B. Scott Free Public Library Special libraries Cooperative Children's Book Center Events & Meetings Marketing-Publicity Library people Digital Collections Klaus Linderfelt World War I Hall of Fame 2015 J. D. Witter Hall fo Fame 2012 Library People Hall of Fame 2018 Meter mail slogans Hall of Fame 2013 State Law Library WHCLIS Milwaukee Art Museum bookworm Madison Public Library Centennial WLA 125 Middleton Public Library Gerald A. Somers Tower Hill Wisconsin Soughton Public Library Campaign Wilbur Lyle Eberhart Robert Bocher Zona Gale Postcards Manitowoc Public Library Jerome P. Daniels Hall of Fame 2015 traveling libraries COLAND Charles Bunge UW-Madison school of library and information studies Pewaukee Public Library Campaing for Wisconsin Libraries American Library Association Brown County Library Larry T. Nix 28 Postcards Portage Public Library Cam Evansville Wisconsin Events Milwaukee Public Library Gertrude Thurow Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Pinback buttons Campaign Oshkosh Public Library Library Systems campa library exhibit Cornelia Marving Pierce Exhibits membership libraries Wayne A. Wiegand Ice Storm Lutie Stearns Library Buildings Inform Wisconsin School of Library and Information Studies Hall of Fame 2008 Suring Area Public Library WWI Library War Service Wisconsin Free Library Commission Hartford Public Library Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries buil Wisconsin Free Library Commission Governor's Conference on Library and Information Services Bookmobiles caly film Sarah Janice Kee cam Events & Meetings Appleton Public Library Wisconsin State Normal School-Milwaukee Wisconsin Library Trustees and Friends Wisconsin Rapids Library Artifacts Wisconsin State Law Library state historical society Parcel post Postcards Hall of Fame 2012 John Miller Chancellor William J. Wilson Richard E. Krug Hall of Fame 2016 24 Anniversaries Elroy Public Library WLA 125 McMillan Memorial Library Matthew S. Dudgeon Hall Bob Bochfer School libraries 23 John J. Jax Council on Library and Network Development Wisconsin Literary Travel Guide WAAL Helen Adams Edward Asahel Birge Hall of Fame 2010 Sandra Friedman Dolnick UW-Milwaukee Libraries Eager Free Public Library anniversaries Capitol Fire 1904 bed and breakfast Lutie Eugenia Stearns Milwaukee Public Library Increase A. Lapham 14 DeForest Area Public Library Hall of Fame 2018 Black River Falls James Duane Doty library memorabilia Library History hall of Wisconsin Historical Society Nolan I. Neds Wisconsin Library Bulletin presentations Campaign for Wisconsin Libraries Delia Ovitz

Wisconsin Library Association Foundation Logo