As the nation commemorates the 75th anniversary of World War II, the Manderino Library will host the Senator John Heinz History Center traveling exhibition, We Can Do It! WWII, sponsored by Erie Insurance, The Eberly Foundation, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).
The exhibit is FREE and Open to the public.
Cal U's local exhibit has been extended through November 11, 2018! Admittance available on request - ask at the main desk on the first floor of the library.
When: July 30 - November 11, 2018(Cal U and Mon Valley exhibit only)
Hours (additional access to exhibit available by appointment)
July 30-August 24
Monday - Friday 12-4
August 27-September 7
Closed Labor Day, September 3
September 8-October 5
Where: The Gallery on the 3rd floor of Manderino Library, California University of Pennsylvania. Visitor parking available in lots 11 and 17.
Cost: Free to all!
Tours: This is a self-guided exhibit. Schools groups are welcome, but please inform us beforehand.
The Exhibit: Visitors to the exhibit will learn about Cal U and the Mon Valley's contributions to the war effort, as well as development of the jeep, a uniquely American invention produced by the American Bantam Car Company in Butler, Pa., and hear the stories behind Rosie the Riveter and the local Tuskegee Airmen whose contributions helped to turn the tide of the war.
The exhibit will showcase four lifelike museum figures of local WWII heroes:
As part of the exhibit, the Manderino Library is proud to display artifacts from the collections of local historical societies, including:
Thank you also to the California Army Navy Surplus