Organization City Monroe

The United States in WW II: Pivotal Events from a Modern Perspective


  • Organization Name:
    Friends of the Edith Wheeler Memorial Library

  • Organization City:
    Monroe

  • Amount Awarded:
    $1,824.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY21

  • Grant Summary:

    This eight-part series looks at United States involvement in WWII and will be presented via Zoom. Each program examines the U.S. role in the war through a specific battle or event that made a critical difference in outcomes. The programs will express perspectives from both sides of the conflict, what was controversial and why, and its impact on later decisions and perceptions in American society. Connections will be drawn to current-day issues and policies. Programs will take place two Thursdays each month from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. starting in September and ending in December.


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