History

Alliance Historical Society Annual Meeting

The Alliance Historical Society will hold its annual  membership meeting consisting of a very brief business meeting and followed by a program on the History of the Alliance Fire Department. Don Shaffer will present from his extensive collection of photographs covering the history of the Alliance Fire Department from the early days as a volunteer organization to the current day. He will also have some of his collection of fire gear on display. Don is a retired Alliance Fire Fighter and the defacto historian for the Alliance Fire Department.

Scan and Share

Rodman Public Library and the Alliance Historical Society are looking for historical photos to expand Alliance Memory online and research materials for the historical archives. We invite you to look through your old photographs and slides to help in this endeavor. Scan & Share Day will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 15,

Finding Alliance History Online

Karen Perone will talk about the digitization projects that the library has been working on this past year to make city documents, a little known Alliance newspaper from the 1920s, and Alliance yearbooks available online. The program will include a live demonstration of how to access the documents using your web browser.
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