‘Working Warriors’ on display at library
“Working Warriors: Military Life Beyond Combat,” an exhibit provided courtesy of the Wisconsin Veterans Museum and funded in part by the Wisconsin Humanities Council with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities, is currently on display at T.B. Scott Free Library and will run through Feb. 21.
This traveling exhibit features the almost 75 percent of military work that is considered non-combat. These roles rarely make the headlines but are vital to every military operation. Exploring the non-combat roles of military service personnel, including work as beauticians, military police, dentists, mechanics and photographers. This exhibit showcases an often overlooked, but highly relatable side of military life.
The banners are located in the Carnegie Wing on the second floor, and are available for public viewing during regular hours. As part of the exhibit, the library will be hosting an Open House; stay tuned for further details.
The Wisconsin Humanities Council is honored to provide this exhibit as part of its Working Lives Project. Go to www.wisconsinhumanities.org for or details.
T.B. Scott Library’s “Beyond Books: Community ArtShare” series features a new exhibit rotating on an ongoing basis. The series was originally made possible by a $10,000 grant from the Mead Witter Foundation, Inc. of Wisconsin Rapids.