Minnesota Authors Lecture - 2011
A program tied to the Greatest Generation exhibit, this presentation involved two Minnesota authors, Rae Eighmey and Food Will Win the War, and Diane Wilson speaking on her book,Spirit Car. Programs were held at both the History Museum of East Otter Tail County (ITOW Museum) and the Perham Area Public Library.
Event Dates, Locations and Attendance at each individual event:
- October 2, 2010 ITOW Museum
- October 23, Perham Area Library
Total attendance for both programs was 95
- Partner Organization(s): ITOW Museum, East Ottertail County History Museum
- Partner Organization(s) Contribution/Role in the Program: publicity, email blasts
Measurable Outcomes may be collected by survey, anecdotal responses, pre-test/post-test, observations; Describe proposed end user change in Behavior, Attitude, Skills, Knowledge, Condition and/or Status.Proposed outcomes including educating a new generation on life in the time of WWII and bringing back memories for those who lived through it.
50% of those attending Diane Wilson’s presentation indicated that it was both educational and helpful in becoming a writer. The comments from Rae Eighmey’s program indicated that the majority were most interested in learning about voluntary rationing.