At our October 3, 2016 meeting new officers were elected.
President – Susan M. Olson
Vice President – Sue Lieske
Secretary/Treasurer – Carol Foltz
The index was completed on July 19, 2016 and was done by Ruth Jesse. Also attached is the newspaper code index.
Newspaper Index Code
Gowrie News Index 1940-1944
Our entire library catalog is now on line. Find the tab above that says catalog and click and enjoy.
We are indexing “Your Letters from Home”. These are newsletters from WWII and the Korean War that were sent to service members from Ed Breen at the radio station.
We are planning on photographing Oakland Cemetery. Volunteers are needed.
At this meeting we will be planning for next year and setting up for Family History Month. Please come and bring your ideas!
The meeting is a 1:00 pm on Monday, August 1, 2106 at the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Avenue, Room 134, Fort Dodge, IA 50501
The holiday open house will be held Saturday, Dec 12, at the Fort Dodge Public Library from 1030-1230. I hope you can attend!
We will not continue being open on Saturdays due to shortage of staff.
We will still be open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays from 11:00 to 4:00.
If you would like to visit our office during other hours, please call us at 515-302-9854 for an appointment. Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. We are also on facebook.
We are now open, on a trial basis, on Saturdays from 11-1245. The library building closes at 1.
Please feel free to stop by and see us.
The Kossuth County Historical Society is having Founders Day, Friday, July 10, from 9-7. Pork loin sandwiches from 5-7.
They have personal individual collections that are not online.
They are located at 122 South Dodge, Algona, IA. Their phone is 515-320-4202.