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ColleCtions JUne - aUG 2012 VOL. XXXVII nO. 3 Grout Museum District Touch It. See It. Feel It. Paranormal Activity What’s InsIde Do Rensselaer and his daughter Lillian still walk the halls of the Rensselaer Russell House Museum? See PAGE 3 to find out! Page 2 Grout Museum District Summer Programming Page 4 New Exhibit at the Imaginarium! Page 6 Voices of Veterans DireCtions programming JuNE Executive Director Billie Bailey Explore The World at the Grout Museum District through 1 When Victoria Still Had A Secret Exhibit Opens Helen Guernsey’s fifty plus years of support for Grout Museum District facilities and exciting summer programming! 5 Transit of Venus programs began in the early 1960s when she served nine years on the board of the Rensselaer 5-8 WW: Flag Day Russell House. Once her tenure on that board was completed, long-time Grout Museum When Victoria Still Had A Secret 8 Summer Day Camp benefactress and patron Jean Parker persuaded Helen to join the board of the Grout June 1 - October 31 8-9 Quilt Retreat Museum. Helen was active in that capacity and as a trustee through two expansions to the Rensselaer Russell House Museum 12-15 WW: Civil War Days museum as well as the acquisitions of the Rensselaer Russell House Museum, the Bluedorn 19-22 WW: Our Amazing (And Science Imaginarium, and the Snowden House. Included with regular admission Gross!) Body Over the years, Helen has consistently given of her time and talent. She is frequently seen at 23 Star Party special events. She has also donated several dolls to the Grout Museum District’s permanent collection. This exhibit will reveal the REAL secret behind a sixteen inch waist. See why Victorian women 26-29 WW: Civil War Quilt wore layer upon layer of undergarments, weighing almost seven pounds, under their gowns. Vari- Activities Helen’s husband, Max, dreamed of establishing the Guernsey Foundation which they did a few years before Max died. Helen and her ous pieces of clothing will be on display. 27-28 Rocket Camp assistant, Soo Greiman, have especially enjoyed visiting the sites of the recipients of Guernsey Foundation grants including the Grout 29 Heritage Hall Exhibit Opens Museum District. Helen is very proud of the fact that the Grout Museum District today represents a concept that has grown from a small idea into something JuLy quite wonderful. Rensselaer Russell House Museum 3-6 WW: Fourth of July & The The Cedar Valley is fortunate that Helen and Max Guernsey made Waterloo their home; and the Grout Museum District is a better Summer Hours: uS Flag institution for its relationship with Helen. June - August: Tuesday - Saturday, 9:00am - 5:00pm 10-13 WW: Physics Olympics 13 Summer Day Camp 17-20 WW: Victorian Children Development news 21 Native Words, Native RETREAT Stars & Stripes Quilt Retreat Warriors Exhibit Opens U.S. Postage Paid Waterloo, Iowa Non-Profit Org. Permit No. 116 24-27 WW: American Indian SPEAKER THAnk YOu children from the unitarian universalist Society! June 8 & 9 Code Talkers Grout Museum of History & Science 28 Star Party About the featured Registration Deadline: May 25 31 WW: Great Scientists & speaker and teacher: Karan Flanscha: Since 1980, noted area quilter Throughout History Karan Flanscha has been teaching and lecturing The Star’s & Stripes Quilt Retreat will feature speaker and teacher Karan Flanscha. Workshops AuGuST about quilts throughout Iowa and beyond. She has STARS been published in quilting books as well as maga- and lectures, including a workshop & lunch, led by Karan Flanscha, will teach participants how to zines. A Past-President and lifetime member of the Iowa Quilters Guild, she is also founding President make their own Stars & Stripes quilt; a quilt currently featured in the Covered By Glory: Civil War of the local guild, Keepsake Quilters. Her exper- 1-3 WW: Great Scientists Commemorative Quilts exhibit. For the schedule, more information or to register, please download STRIPES tise and quilting passion lies in quilt history and hand stitching techniques, which led her to recreate Throughout History Jane Stickle’s 1863 sampler quilt. Karan started the the brochure from the homepage of the museum’s website, www.GroutMuseumDistrict.org or call original Dear Jane e-mail list, and her drafting of 10 Summer Day Camp the museum at 319-234-6357. To current resident or: the blocks were used by the Electric Quilt Company 11 Science On Ice! EAT in their Dear Jane software. The Grout Museum ILT RETR is grateful to Karan for sharing her expertise and knowledge over the past 20 years helping with an- QU 9, 2012 18 Tour Of Homes nual quilt exhibits, quilt documentation days and June 8 - dline: May 25 Science On Ice! 25 Star Party assisting with quilt classes and retreats. tion Dea Registra The Weather Wars Grout Museum District August 11 • 11:00am KEy Waterloo, IA 50701 About the exhibit: 503 South St. young Arena, Waterloo Covered By Glory: Civil War Commemorative Quilts: The 19th Annual quilt exhibit showcases Imaginarium quilts made during the Civil War era and com- Last fall, the children from the Unitarian Universalist Society of Black Hawk County memorative quilts made from ten to 150 years later. FREE! Grout Museum Among several noteworthy quilts are Mimi Dietri- Sponsored, in part, by the were asked by their Sunday School teacher who they would like to support with their Waterloo Convention & ch’s Stars and Stripes and Karan Flanscha’s Dear Jane. Saturday, August 11, Young Arena is transformed into Iowa’s largest classroom! Come out for a Visitors Bureau Russell House weekly giving. They chose the Grout Museum District, and started bringing in a quarter day of learning, fun and science as teams of meteorologists from KWWL, KCRG and KGAN vie Veterans Museum each week, many times bringing in more. They volunteered on April 14 and helped with for the title of the Ultimate Weather Warriors! Snowden House an outgoing mailing, bringing a check for $120 with them. That was a lot of quarters! Watch the Grout Museum District website and Facebook page for updates and further details Other Location Thank you, kids! 1 about this exciting program! paranormal investigation & summer outreaCh imaginarium news IMAGInARIuM Paranormal Activity AnIMAl SPOTlIGHT “VESTA” at the RENSSELAER RuSSELL HOuSE MuSEuM CCPI, a paranormal investigation group, came to the Rensselaer Russell House Museum on February 17, 2012. The group believes they communicated with Rensselaer Russell, who built the house in 1861, and his daughters Genevieve and Lillian. Summer Outreach Genevieve drowned in a cistern across from the home in 1862 shortly before her sixth birthday. Lillian was born seven years later. She and her husband, Clyde Lamson, lived and On THE ROAD AGAIn! raised their family in the house. This summer the Imaginarium will be visiting over 60 communities throughout Highlights of the investigation include: Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota. To schedule a stop at your next event, • Lillian and Genevieve playing together in the parlor. contact Jason Dornbush at 319-233-8708 or Jason.Dornbush@gmdistrict.org. • Lillian and Genevieve’s grandpa, William Richards, also made his presence ScIEnTIfIc nAME: Pituophis cantenifer sayi known when the piano played one note, after his name was spoken. • During the investigation Rensselaer informed the team that he was happy his cOMMOn nAME: home was now a museum. Bullsnake CCPI believes that the house is alive with activity and it seems the Russell family still goes about their day in their home. ScIEncE DEMOnSTRATIOnS ORIGIn/HAbITAT: TUESDAY-SATURDAY: 11:00,1:30, 3:00 Central united States, Northern Central Mexico, and Southern TOPIcS IncluDE: cOMbuSTIOn, SnAkES AlIVE!, ElEcTRIcITY, Central Canada 319 Paranormal investigated the home on February 21! Organization founder, Mark Lehman, had the following to say about the experience. “I believe the Russell House has as much activity as, if not more than, any other location SuPER cOlD, AnD MAnY MORE! DIET: I have been. There is a huge potential to get some serious attention from the paranormal industry. Carnivorous ADulT SIzE: cuRIOuS kIDS club 2012! Explore The World at the Grout Museum District through 6 to 6.5 feet interactive summer exhibits! Once one of the most common • $35 per family. snakes found in Iowa, Bullsnake • Each child age 4-13 recieves his or her NOW OPEN! populations are down due to the own club card. • Free admission to the entire district!* PcI Poop cycle development of their habitats by Investigation Exhibit! humans for farming or housing. A PCI • Bluedorn Science Imaginarium Closes September 7 wonderful example of “mimicry”, a • Grout Museum of History and Science threatened Bullsnake will often rear • Rensselaer Russell House Museum PCI: Poop Cycle Investigation explores the up and create a rattling sound using • Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum relationship between plants, livestock and its tail to make a predator think it is a • Discounts to special programs. POOP manure. Visitors embark on a fun, interactive rattlesnake. In the wild they are very • 10% discount in the museum store. trip through the “Iowa Manure Cycle.” Those opportunistic predators, eating a wide • Child recieves a Curious Kids Club explorer pack! in attendance will identify manure from variety of prey from mammals, to birds, to even lizards and frogs. ORLD • $35 fee may be applied toward a family Cycle Investigation Exhibit different livestock species, learn how manure E THSEUWDISTRICT! EXPLOR U E M membership any time during the summer. • Already a GMD Member? Curious Kids is used to fertilize crops that produce food ROUT M May 15- September 7, 2012 from the cycle of crops that hinges on the and fuels, discover everyday products produced AT THE G Club is FREE for Museum Members! Bluedorn Science Imaginarium become certified “Poop Cycle Investigators” availability of ‘natures nutrients’-manure and * Cardholder + one adult (age 14+) and receive a license that verifies their knowledge of “Iowa’s Manure Cycle.” 3 The “PCI” exhibit takes visitors on a fun and interactive trip through the “Iowa manure cycle.” 4 sCienCe outreaCh assistant (& more) voiCes of veterans Honor Your Jesse Meyer Veteran US Marine Corps 2010 “I was Personal Security Detachment for my company commander. So my vehicle commander wanted me to, I was the company gunner at the time, so they wanted me to experience everything. So they brought me in a couple days Great Mother’s or Father’s Day Idea! earlier before everyone else. I was able to talk to all the guys…and experience Bring the family to the SBIVM and watch your veteran’s interview! You things and actually go out and help on a convoy with their unit. They replaced will receive a free DVD of the full interview plus another gift for the vet- their gunner with myself. So I got to experience all that with all the guys that eran. Extra DVDs are available for $10 each or $6 for 5 or more copies. DVDs can be picked up at the museum or mailed for $2 extra per DVD. Af- had already been there. If something did happen, you know, I’d have them ter watching the interview, take time to visit the Iowa Veterans Museum. right there. You get there and it depends on what they need at the time, whether they need someone to go on a post or Must call one week in advance to reserve a date and time! Jessica Williamson • Science Outreach Assistant patrol. The first patrol, you know its something, its scary and exciting. You’ve never done it….you get outside, it’s different. Honor Your Veteran Admission: Veteran FREE, all others regular The little kids there want to run up to the trucks. The people there are staring at you. So it is definitely a scary and exciting Senior Earth Science Major admission. Times available each day are 9:00, 10:30, 12:00 (noon), UNI experience at the same time.” 1:30 and 3:00. Angela Gingrich US Army Nurse, Walter Reed Hospital 2001 “I finally got on ortho which is my true love-orthopedics. I did total joints first, then went on to sports medicine. nEW GIfT SHOP ITEM! The very first day we had a huge power outage, it was just craziness….we DIGGER THE DOG CHILDREN’S TEES! were in surgery, we were all sweating. We were on backup generators. We had ONLY $19.95 to get people off the table because it takes so much engine to run an operating room. And then one of our generators started on fire and in the process of putting out that fire, they ruined the one next to it. So we were down to one generator for the whole hospital. You can’t hardly run emergency lighting on that. BRING IN THIS AD AND RECEIVE 15% It took a long time to get back on track so we worked 12 hour days to get the cases caught up because we had to cancel all Off A MuSEuM STORE PuRcHASE! those procedures. We did that for a week and kinda got back on track and then 9/11. Its like, here we are in DC, of course we’re not far from the Pentagon. I was in OR with a neurological team. When one of our anesthesia people got a break and VAlID unTIl 8/2012 came in and said “someone kamekazied the World trade Center.” We were all, like what? Then we’re like, something’s going to happen at the Pentagon. By the time work came, were in the OR and we have to get all those people out and prepare for casualties became we had no idea what we were going to see from the Pentagon ... So the cases we were doing, we got them We neeD You! That’s what Friends are for. done and started to bring gurneys downstairs. And we waited. Our doctor somehow got down there. We ended up getting three patients later in the day. Most went to Washington Hospital Center.” Volunteer oPPortunItIeS Call Anna Nielsen, at 319-234-6357, to learn more. nEW OPPORTunITIES: VETERAnS PlAQuES Our mascot Digger, Digger’s helper, Honor the special Iowa Veterans in your life with a memorial of their service to our country. Data Entry, BSI Gift Shop Assistant, Classical Music Broadway Plaques will include your veteran’s name, rank, branch of service and service dates on a memorial plaque. SBIVM/GM Gift Shop Assistant, Summer Programming Assistants: Kids’ Programming Family Entertainment The plaque will be permanently displayed on the Wilbur & Mildred Demmel and Melvin Juel Weekly Wonders, Science On Ice, Veterans Memorial Plaza. Dance All of the Above Tour of Homes and Rocket Camp Plaques are $100 each. For more information contact: Nancy Kinter ! 5 DIGGER Join online at www.gbpac.org under “Support the GBPAC.” at 319-234-6357 or email@example.com 6 arChives & artifaCts exhibits An archive contains a wide range of items. A few highlights from the Grout Museum nEW PERMAnEnT ExHIbIT: HERITAGE HAll District’s files are shown below. Opens June 29 Waterloo was built on the strengths of immigrants and emigrants. This diverse group of individuals came for different reasons: cheap land, jobs, relief from the aftermath of war; and many stayed, bringing their customs and traditions along, incorporating them into the 1 fabric of this richly unique community, among the most diverse in the state of Iowa. Through photographs and artifacts visitors will learn how Waterloo grew into a regional economic center through the ingenuity, hard work and dedication of its diverse residents. 1. A small but thorough directory lists employees and teachers working for the Waterloo school district in 1952. bESA: AlbAnIAn MuSlIMS WHO SAVED JEWS DuRInG WORlD WAR II, PHOTOGRAPHS bY nORMAn GERSHMAn 2. The local bicycle trail system has grown considerably. This photograph Through July 14, 2012 shows locals posed near the trail head in George Wyth Memorial Park in 1988. In 2003, Norman Gershman embarked on a project to photograph 150 Muslim families who had taken part in the rescue of Jews. Between 1943-1945, it is believed that the people of 3. Postcards have been a form of communication for over a century. Some are serious; Greater Albania saved between two and three thousand Jews. Besa, the ancient code of some are fun and rather unusual as you honor, requires an Albanian Muslim to endanger his own life, if necessary, to save the life of anyone seeking asylum. Besa is, to this day, the highest moral law of the region, superseding can see by this sample c1900. religious differences, blood feuds and tribal traditions. This traveling exhibit was made possible through a collaboration with the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education at the university of Northern Iowa. It includes 41 photographic images and was developed by the Hebrew union College - Jewish Institute of Religion Museum in New york City. Sponsored by Hugh M. Field, Dr. Judy Finkelstein, the Maidan Family, Kenneth Atkinson & Laura Praglin, Rabbi Stanley M. Rosenbaum, Elana Joram, Bobbi Kazelnelson, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Rosen and Dr. & Mrs. J.E. Goldberg. nATIVE WORDS, nATIVE WARRIORS July 21 - September 30, 2012 When the united States issued the call to arms in World Wars I and II, American Indians 3 answered as warriors. Some men discovered that words—in their Native languages—would be their most valued weapons. These unsung American heroes share their stories of strength and courage in this Smithsonian traveling exhibition. 2 “Native Words, Native Warriors,” tells the remarkable story of soldiers from more than a dozen tribes who used their Native languages while in service in the u.S. military. Eight Meskwaki Indians from Tama, Developed by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian and the Iowa, became code talkers with the u.S. Army’s 34th Infantry Division, February Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service with generous support from Elizabeth 21, 1941. Photo courtesy the State Hunter Solomon, the Smithsonian Women’s Committee, and the AMB Foundation. Historical Society of Iowa, Iowa City cOVERED bY GlORY: cIVIl WAR cOMMEMORATIVE QuIlTS Through September 1, 2012 During the Civil War many women utilized their skills in needlework to support their families, raise money for the cause and create necessary items for soldiers. This work is still remembered with commemorative fabrics, patterns and quilts that mark the Sesquicentennial of the War Between the States. This exhibit showcases several quilts, some made during the era and commemorative quilts made from 10 to 150 years later. HIGHLIGHTS FROM RECENT DONATIONS: Hinson Manufacturing, a Waterloo company from the 1920s to the 1980s, began by making horse YOuRS EVER, YOuR OWn: TAlES Of lOVE fROM THE cIVIl WAR collars. They expanded to automobile seat covers and accessories. Luggage, camera cases and brief cases Through December 30, 2012 were added for a time. Eventually, Hinson began working with local agriculture equipment companies, This exhibit captures the stories of two couples torn apart by war. How they lived, loved and and shifted toward making accessories for farm tractors, finally making tractor cabs. survived the ordeal is revealed in their own words. Sponsored by the Edward J. and Catherine Gallagher Family Foundation. This salesman’s sample is a small scale replica of a golf bag the company made during the 1950s and 1960s. 8 eDuCation news membership Museum Staff Welcome New Members STAR PARTIES billie bailey, Executive Director Museum School Wrap-up nancy bagley, RRHM Docent Brian Adams Sharon Delaney Travis & Rebekah Ireland Corrine Quentin WilliaM bisbee, Exhibit Technician 2011-2012 was a great Museum School year, with Charles & Rebecca Adams Jim Demry Jr Staci Jackson Renee & Craig Rabe fREE at over 1250 third grade students from Waterloo George Alton Dick DeWater Ben & Erin Johnston Donald Redfern sarah blevins, Exhibit Assistant Jacquie colvin, Marketing Coordinator/ Dallas & Debra Ehmen Carl & Judy Reisner Prairie Grove Park! Angelyn & David Balk Jennifer Kelley Graphic Designer and Cedar Falls attending! The use of computer Dale & Amy Barglof Daniel Ellis Kristi Kidrowski James & Judy Ridgway Melody cuMMings, Museum School Assistant 4th St. & Shaulis Rd. technology in the planetarium and for telling the Ed & Kim Bartels Korrie Fisher Kim & Charles Klose Jennifer Roloff christy decker, Director of Adult Programs Jodi & Mark Bauler Jason & Jamin Gameon Linda & Bernie Kracht Deborah & Dale Rueber & Group Tours Industry Story enhanced the learning experience JUNE 5 • SPECIAL EVENT David Belarde Anna & David Garlow Lisa & Jeff Kriz Valda & Lavern Schaul Jason dornbush, Science Outreach Coordinator for the students. The Rath packing site was added Tara & Dave Bennett Kimberly & Dennis Greene Kevin & Laura Kuznia Teresa & Michael Seifert The Transit of Venus annette FreeseMan, Director of Historical 5 pm until Sunset to the Friday tour and creates additional interest Frederic & Sophie Bitwayiki Amy & Phillip Greer April & Brian Leadley Stefanie & Scott Smeltser Programming Nikki & Brad Britzman Lisa & Micah Hadley Terry & Paula Letsche Marilynn & Robert Stabenow rachel Fritts, Rental & Facilities Coordinator Grout Museum South St. Parking Lot for Waterloo students. Matthew Brustkern Heather Harris Bill & Katie Litterer Amy Staples katie hass, Museum Assistant Karen Buchanan Ryan Haynes Deanna & Francisco Lopez Judi Straw lorraine ihnen, Collection Curator View the transit of Venus, something The Grout Museum would like to thank the Cedar Falls Public Library for providing their Bridget Cain Diane & Jerry Headington James & Laurel McMahon Jayme Teigen nancy kinter, Office Administrator that will not be seen again in this meeting room on Fridays to use for the mapping activity and 1-room school re-enactment Bruce & Tonya Carpenter Lorelei Heisinger Melissa Mitchell Harold D & Deborah L Walters deb leWis, Museum Assistant lifetime! Ari & Josh Carroll Fred & Jane Hemenway Amalia & Irvin Myron Lenah & Kyle Walton for the Cedar Falls schools. catreva Manning, Archivist Roland & Marianne Cayouette Clint & Cris Herbert Allan Natvig Mark & Christy Weber cyd Mchone, Director of Development JUNE 23 • 9-10:30 pm Michelle Clancy Joseph & Lorie Heuthorst Sarah & Cord Nelson Dave & Diane Wiener & Marketing The success of Museum School depends on the support, dedication and professional Carey & Mason Cowell Ashley Hinz Dan & Becki Noack Barb Wightman Margaret Jane Meyer, Interview & This will be the only chance to expertise of many people both inside and outside of the Grout Museum District. Thank David & Cheryl Cowley Randy & Rosann Hinz Patricia & Dean Norton Maria & Kevin Wilkening Collections Assistant see fast-moving Mercury this Brenda Crow L. Sam & Janet Holden Liz Petersen Debra Yankey troy Myler, IT/Media Specialist you to all who contributed, including the following sponsors: summer. It will be followed by the Gene & Florence De Long Laura & Chad Homewood Daniel & Susanne Pieper pauletta nelson-bridges, Imaginarium moon, the bright star Regulus in the Jeremy & Melissa Deegan Beth Huber April & Barry Plassman Receptionist constellation Leo (the Lion), Mars, • Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa • Bill & Nancy Blake Mary & Dennis DeGroote Abraham Hurst Valerie Ann Price anna nielsen, Development, Membership & and Saturn, which will be close to • R.J. Mc Elroy Trust Foundation • Dave & Jeanne Allbaugh Volunteer Coordinator the bright star Spica in the • H.D. “Ike” and Emile Leighty • Mr. V Thank you Renewing Members bob neyMeyer, Historian diane popelka, Operations Manager constellation Virgo. • Bob and Margaret Bradford • Jim & Linda Walsh Jane ryan, Education Asst./Planetarium Dir. William & Donna Aegerter Melvin & Louise Gardner Beverly & Sherman Lundy Debra Shoopman July 28 • 9-10:30 pm • Ray and Judy Burfeind • Robert Sieglaff David & Jeanne Allbaugh Sharon Gatewood Mike Magee Pat Simmons Joseph sailor, Custodian rayMond sheppard iii, Janitor • Billie Bailey • Young Plumbing & Heating Bill & Pam Arndorfer Paul and Gina Greene DJ & Heidi Adamson Eddie & Susan Sivola Judith slaikeu, Museum Store Coordinator The Moon will be above Antares, • Bob and Nancy Neymeyer James & Reatha Aronson David & Marian Greene Manahl Jan Smith • Cyd McHone cynthia stevens, Museum Assistant the bright reddish heart of Scorpius Ivan & Mary Averhoff Dorothy Guetzlaff Joann Maurer Luanna Spencer alan sWeeney, Imaginarium Site Manager (the Scorpion). This large constel- • Gallagher Family Foundation • George & Mary Ellen Warren Larry Baker Sanjay & Gowri Gulwadi Patricia McCabe David & Linda Stamp robin venter, Curator of Exhibits lation and its neighbor, Sagittarius • Target (Sponsor of Family Night) Richard & Kathy Bartels Lois Hagg Ron & Diane McMahon William Strouse david voigts, Planetarium Assistant Mike & Anne Betts Jay & Milanya Hall Mike & Cindy Miehe Robert & Joanne Tefft (the Archer), will be at their highest Jordan Walker, Science Educator Peter Blankenfeld Jean Hall John & Mary Miller Scott & Paula Thome deanna Walvatne, Planetarium Assistant point and easiest to observe. Saturn Jean and Dan Britt Roger & Marilyn Hanson Michael Miller Carlos & Diane Urzagaste and Mars will also be well placed for viewing. See the Stars...Rent a Telescope! Hovey & Marge Brom Greg & Lynette Harter John & Karen Miller Gene and Dianne Van Gorder Jessica WillaMson, Outreach Assistant Judy & Ray Burfeind Sharron Haskin Eric & Mary Miller David & Anabeth Voigts August 25 • 9-10:30 pm Scott & Sarah Burmeister Dru & Jill Burr Horace & Gretchen Hegg Craig & Kathleen Heise Kathy Millett Stephen & Elizabeth Mong Gary and Linda Waldon Laverne & Deanna Walvatne board of Directors Karen Chapman Roxine & Michael Hild JoAnne Happekotte Moore Brent & Katie Warning Viewers will take a last look at To learn more or to reserve a telescope contact Jane Ryan at Greg & Dani Christensen Nicholas & Nancy Weber Barbara Corson, Chair* Mike & Joni Hollen Rebecca Moore Saturn, Mars, and Spica, the 319-234-6357 or firstname.lastname@example.org Barbara & Harold Corson Brian & Darla Holthaus Elaine Morrison Richard & Marilyn Weber David Allbaugh, Vice Chair* brightest star of the constellation Marcia Courbat Carol Houk Maxine Morrison Cindy Wells Bill Blake Virgo (the Maiden), that will be Reed Craft Robert & Dorothy Barbara Mullan Betty Willasson Robert Bradford Prices start at $15 for a weekly rental. Judy Burfeind huddled together low in the Howard & Roberta Craven Hundley Richard & Andrea Mulling Mary Williams John J. Burns, Treasurer* western sky in the early evening. Milton & Kimberly Dakovich Paul Huting John & Sue O’Brien Delia Winter Alex & Sally Darragh David & Jodi Wohlford Aaron Buzza, CVB Liaison The “W” shaped Cassiopeia Thomas & Alyce Jenkins Ben & Elizabeth Patterson Harrison Cass Steven & Patricia Davis John & Tracy Lazella Dianne Phelps Shane & Krystal Wolf (the Queen) will be getting Howard Craven (Friends of the Snowden House) David Deeds Justice Kent & Diane Prescott Dan & Janell Wright higher in the sky and easier Edward J. Gallagher, Jr.* Dave Deibler Gary & Jeri Karr Joe Pryor Jack & Dorothy Wright to observe. Learn how to use it Harold Getty** PlAnETARIuM SHOWS Jo Anne Dierks Le Roy & Lou Ann Jim & Barb Reidy Richard and Cathy Young to find Polaris (the North Star) Sondra Dyer Ketterer Martha Reineke David Greene and Cepheus (the King). H.D. “Ike” Leighty* Bruce & Jan Erpelding Stan & Carolyn Kral David & Joanne Richter Cepheus is home to the MeMberships received Ryan Malecek Cleo Farris Jim and Nancy LaRue Chris & Tyann Rouw dimstar Delta Cephei that is Jan-Mar: 2012 Roger Olesen* Mark & Virginia Fienup Robert & Carmen Lavenz Eddie & Juanita Sage a colorful binary star. Viewers SuMMER HOuRS: Tuesday-Saturday 11:00, 1:30, & 3:00 Norman & Vivian Fitzpatrick H. D. “Ike” & Emile Barb Schilf Joe Pryor (Russell House Society) Gail Sands will learn why it is probably the Mike & Karan Flanscha most important star in the sky! Free with Admission to the Grout Museum! Dennis & Debra Franzen Leighty Jeff & Sheri Lesh Nancy J. & Daniel P. Schmitz Sandra Schipper Mary Ellen Warren Children must be over the age of 4 to attend. Roger & Sandra Fulcher Stephen & Nancy Gaies Joanne Lewis Marie Schmitz * Trustee Mary & Roger Lorber Charlotte Schuler 9 Ed & Cathy Gallagher, Jr. Dan & Chris Lorenz William & Gale Senn **City Liaison 10 GrOUt mUseUm dIstrIct hOUrs: Tuesday - Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm Rensselaer Russell House Museum hours vary Please call for current hours BLUedOrn scIence ImaGInarIUm sULLIVan BrOthers IOWa Veterans mUseUm 322 Washington Street 503 South Street Waterloo, IA 50701 Waterloo, IA 50701 Phone: 319-233-8708 Phone: 319-234-6357 Fax: 319-274-0768 Fax: 319-236-0500 GrOUt mUseUm Of hIstOry & scIence snOWden hOUse 503 South Street 306 Washington Street Waterloo, IA 50701 Waterloo, IA 50701 Phone: 319-234-6357 319-234-6357 Fax: 319-236-0500 Elegant Victorian home available for rent rensseLaer rUsseLL hOUse mUseUm 520 West Third Street Waterloo, IA 50701 319-233-0262 To current resident or: Permit No. 116 Waterloo, IA uS Postage Paid Waterloo, IA 50701 Non-Profit Org. 503 South St. Grout Museum District
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