Friday, March 31, 2023


Jenni Dahl

Road Scholars: The Journey of Mollie's War: WACs and WWII

A Road Scholar Program by Cyndee Schaffer

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Ethnic Heritage Museum, 1129 S Main St, Rockford, IL 61101

Members of the Women’s Army Corps (WACs) were the first women other than nurses to serve overseas in World War II. Cyndee Schaffer’s mother, Mollie Weinstein Schaffer, was one of them.

Road Scholars: Journeying Through The American Indian Way of Life

A Road Scholar Program by Kim Sigafus

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Groff Memorial Public Library, 118 S Middle St, Grayville, IL 62844

Kim talks about the tribes that once inhabited Illinois, and includes a history of the Trail of Tears as it pertains to our state. She’ll discuss the Native traditions and culture of the tribes that once lived in Illinois in the early 1800’s before the Indian Removal Act moved them west.


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