Opening Reception: Devastation: The Aftermath of Hiroshima

Opening Reception: Devastation: The Aftermath of Hiroshima
After the United States dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima the work to end the war wasn’t over. Robert Clegg, Jr., a former Bloomington business owner and city councilman, was in the division of Army Corps of Engineers responsible for building airstrips that allowed the Allies access to Japan. Photographs from his personal scrapbook depicting the devastation will be on view. November 10th   5...
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The Monroe County Historical Society welcomes you to beautiful Bloomington located in the rolling hills of Southern Indiana. Our History Center offers both permanent and rotating exhibits throughout the year giving Monroe County residents and visitors of all ages a chance to experience what life in Monroe County was like for diverse people at different times and to connect these stories with our l...
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