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Winston Churchill: The British Bulldog

DuPage County Historical Museum Auditorium 102 E Wesley St, Wheaton

Winston Churchill: The British Bulldog Saturday, August 21 | 1P | All Ages | Museum Auditorium | Free Bulldog Winston Churchill was one of the most influential people of the 20th century. From his participation in the Boer War as a military journalist, to his time as first lord of the Admiralty, [...]

Researching Your World War II Ancestry with Jenny Warner

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Researching Your World War II Ancestry with Jenny Warner Wednesday, September 15 | 7P | All Ages | Virtual Zoom Event | Free During the presentation, we will dive into all the different types of World War II records that are available. We will also learn where we can go to get [...]

Eleanor Roosevelt, A living history portrayal by Leslie Goddard

DuPage County Historical Museum Auditorium 102 E Wesley St, Wheaton

Eleanor Roosevelt, A living history portrayal by Leslie Goddard Saturday, November 6 | 1P | All Ages | Museum Auditorium | Free Award winning actress and scholar Leslie Goddard portrays one of the most fascinating and influential public figures of the twentieth century. Born into wealth during the Gilded Age, Eleanor grew [...]

Free

The Journey to Mollie’s War: WACs and World War II

DuPage County Historical Museum Auditorium 102 E Wesley St, Wheaton

The Journey to Mollie's War: WACs and World War II Saturday, November 13 | 1P | All Ages | Museum Auditorium | FREE EVENT Discover the romantic and frightful journeys that members of the Women’s Army Corps (WACs) took during World War II In this presentation, Cyndee Schafer traces the footsteps of her mother, [...]

Free

Patriotic Popsicle Art of World War II

DuPage County Historical Museum Auditorium 102 E Wesley St, Wheaton

Patriotic Popsicle Art of World War II Saturday, November 20 | 1-3P | All Ages | Museum Auditorium | Free Commemorate World War II with a family craft program creating popular and patriotic World War II icons out of popsicle sticks. Soldiers, Uncle Sam, flags and more represent this trying and [...]

Free

Night of Dance, Day of Infamy

DuPage County Historical Museum Auditorium 102 E Wesley St, Wheaton

Night of Dance, Day of Infamy Tuesday, December 7 | 7P | All Ages | Museum Auditorium | Free Join storyteller Terry Lynch as Navy Chief Radioman Edward Campbell, eyewitness to the attack on Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor. Edward’s bittersweet stories relive the events and the aftermath of what President Franklin Delano Roosevelt [...]

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