The Greendale Historical Society will be holding a membership meeting on Thursday, May 12 in the Greendale High School Multipurpose Room at 6801 Southway in Greendale. The program begins at 6:30 p.m.
The topic will be “Crafting for a Purpose: WPA Milwaukee Handicraft Project”. The program will take a look at the handicrafts that were done as part of the WPA program during the Great Depression. People would make textiles, furniture and other craft items in order to sell them. The program will be presented by Jacqueline M. Schweitzer, honorary curator of American History for the Milwaukee Public Museum.
Attendees will also receive an update on the Greendale Historical Society’s capital campaign and Magical History Deluxe Motorcoach Tour. The event is free for members of the Greendale Historical Society and $5 donation for non-members. For more information, please call the Greendale Historical Society at (414) 423-7064 or visit www.thegreendalehistoricalsociety.org.