THIEL COLLEGE DISPLAYS AUTOGRAPHED PRESIDENTIAL PHOTOGRAPHS
Feb. 15, 2012
GREENVILLE, PA—Just in time for President’s Day, the Langenheim Memorial Library at Thiel College is displaying a number of signed, presidential photographs from the college’s archives. The display is located in the library and is free and open to the public.
The display includes autographed photographs of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Richard M. Nixon, Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush (with his wife, Laura).
Also included in the displays are photographs of Congressman Carroll D. Kearns, who represented Greenville in Congress from 1947 until 1963. Kearns also was on the Thiel Board of Trustees from 1959 to 1968. The Eisenhower and Kennedy photographs came to Thiel as a part of Representative Kearns’ personal papers.
The Langenheim Library is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. and Sunday from 4 to 11 p.m. The library is open on President’s Day. The photos will be on display through the end of February. For more information, contact Allen Morrill, executive director of the library, at 724-589-2124.
About Thiel College
Thiel College is a liberal arts, sciences and professional studies institution located in Greenville, Pa., that provides a great balance of academic challenge, personal and social involvement, and exceptional value to its 1,100 students. For more information about Thiel College, visit www.thiel.edu or call 800-24-THIEL.