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Dress Rehearsal for the Arsenal

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Historian Chris Causley is a founding member and current president of the Michigan Military Technical and Historical Society. He will discuss how Michigan’s manufacturing industries responded to the nation’s call in 1917 during WWI. Learn about Ford Eagle Boats, Fischer DH-4 airplanes, Liberty engines, Dodge recuperators, American Cat caissons, and how the lessons learned influenced the “Arsenal of Democracy” of WWII.

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Date:
September 21
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Venue

Main Library
111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States
Phone:
616-988-5400
Website:
www.grpl.org

Organizer

Grand Rapids Public Library
Phone:
616-988-5400
Email:
web@grpl.org
Website:
www.grpl.org