Join professor UW-O Fox Cities Professor Steven Sheehan as he leads our History Series -- Over Here: The World War II American Home Front. Our online history series that focus on the American home front during World War II and examine how the war transformed American life.

April 13 at 7:00pm: Fox Cities Soldiers Return Home
Like millions of other Americans, young men and women left the Fox Cities for Europe and Asia to serve in the war.  This presentation examines what happened to them as they returned from war and built new lives back “over here.”

CLICK HERE to join this online program.

You can also dial in using your phone:
United States: +1 (872) 240-3212
- One-touch: tel:+18722403212,,967564309#

Access Code: 967-564-309

Watch this program on our website later.

A few Chromebooks and WifFi hotspots are available for checkout from the library if you want one to attend.  To participate, the presentation will be accessible at 6:30pm. Join the program from your computer, tablet, or smartphone. 

About our presenter: Steven T. Sheehan is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh-Fox Cities.  He earned his Ph.D. in American History from Indiana University. His current research focuses on speechwriting in FDR’s White House.

All programs at the Elisha D. Smith Public Library are free and for everyone.  Those with special needs are encouraged to call the library office at 920.967.3662 within 24 hours of an event to assure that specific needs with regards to parking, building and meeting room accessibility are met.  

Todos los programas de la Biblioteca Elisha D. Smith son gratuitos y para todos. Aquellos con necesidades especiales pueden llamar a la oficina de la biblioteca 920.967.3662 con 24 horas de anticipación a un evento para asegurar que las necesidades específicas  de parqueo, acceso al edificio o acceso a las salas de reunión puedan ser satisfechas.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 - 7:00pm