October 29, 2020

The Roaring Twenties: A Decade of Unique Women’s Fashions.


For a limited time in the Historical Society Gallery there is a display of dresses, hats, and popular music from the Roaring Twenties.

The items are from the Society’s Collection.

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October 29, 2020

Storage Boxes for Many Uses


Including boxes for cigars, stationery, recipes, candy, and more.  All from the Society’s Collection.

The display case is located in the library outside the DeForest Area Historical Society’s gallery.

This collection can be viewed for a limited time during library hours.

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October 13, 2020

Eleanor Roosevelt: First Lady of the World

Where: Zoom

When: Tuesday, October 27 at 10:00 am

Jessica Michna as Eleanor Roosevelt

Visit the Library website to register for the Zoom program.

Eleanor Roosevelt, as portrayed by Jessica Michna, shares with the audience her tragedies and triumphs. Born into the opulent wealth of America’s “Golden Age” she would grow from the shy, homely orphan into a confident, driven woman. Annealed by personal tragedy, she would emerge as a champion of civil rights, author, and stateswoman.

Co-sponsored by the DeForest Area Community & Senior Center, the DeForest Area Historical Society and DeForest Area Public Library.

PLEASE NOTE: This program will be presented via Zoom from Jessica Michna’s home. You are invited to participate via Zoom. Visit the websites of the Center or the Library to register. The Center and the Library can each accommodate 10 people to view the Zoom in their Community Rooms. Contact the Center or the Library to register for this.

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