Community Collections Collaborations

September 7, 2020

Story by Amelia Chamberlain, Director Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar What do you do when your mission overlaps with other Stillwater institutions? Why, you collaborate, of course! There are at least three Stillwater organizations […]

The League of Women Voters and the 100-year Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

August 13, 2020

Story by Lindsey Ettinger, Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar Intern  The League of Women Voters was officially founded in Chicago in February 1920, just six months before the 19th amendment was ratified and women […]

Stillwater’s History in Hats: From the Functional to the Sublime

May 9, 2020

Story provided by Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar The Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar has an extensive textile collection—including over 250 hats. The Museum’s collection also contains numerous historic photographs including pictures of […]

Stillwater History: Magic Lanterns and Technological Obsolescence

February 9, 2020

Story provided by Amelia Chamberlain, Director of Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar The Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar’s exhibit and programmatic focus in 2020 is on preservation; in particular, preservation of family heirlooms. […]

Preserving Our Cultural Heritage for the Future

January 14, 2020

Story by Amelia Chamberlain, Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar Director One of the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar’s community roles is to receive and collect the material culture of Stillwater and to preserve […]

Trivia, Quilts, & Veterans at the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar

December 2, 2019

By Amelia Chamberlain, Director For the past three years, the Stillwater History Museum at the Sheerar has created a datebook entitled “The Way We Were.” The bound booklet contains images of the permanent collection of […]

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