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Forging Thunderbolts: Detroit and the Second World War

October 29, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

To mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, University of Detroit Mercy history professor Gregory Sumner leads a discussion of how Detroit and its people were transformed during those years on Thursday, October 15 and 29 at 7 p.m. at the Rochester Hills Public Library. Dr. Sumner will read from his forthcoming book on the subject, and audience members are invited to share their stories about The Lone Ranger, ration coupons and scrap drives, streetcars, ballrooms and movie balconies, and the exploits of GI Joe, Rosie the Riveter and Wendy the Welder. You may register for one or both evenings.

Registration is required and open to those with a Rochester Hills Public library card. To register go to the Events Calendar at www.RHPL.org or call 248-656-2900.

The Rochester Hills Public Library is located in downtown Rochester two blocks east of Main Street off of University Drive on Olde Towne Road. For more information, please call 248-650-7124.

Details

Date:
October 29, 2015
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Website:
www.RHPL.org

Organizer

Rochester Hills Public Library
Phone:
(248) 650-7140
Website:
www.rhpl.org

Venue

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road
Rochester, MI 48307 United States
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Phone:
248-656-2900
Website:
www.rhpl.org

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