On Veteran’s Day, Sunday, November 11, following the conclusion of the ceremonies on the Common and the luncheon, Woburn Public Library volunteer Linda Olsson will present a special Community Conversation at the Library where she will show military related photographs from the Patrick Farino Collection. Local military photographer MSgt. Patrick Farino plans to attend.
The library will open its doors at 1:00 p.m. A continuous video display will be screened until approximately 2pm (or once the luncheon activities are over and the audience can be seated). At that time an interactive slide show of approximately 100 images will be shown, including the following topics: National Guard Company G in the South Pacific, local military recruitment activities, training at Fort Devens, Camp Drum, and Fort Dix; Boston Naval Shipyard; Woburn Memorial and Armistice Day parades and services, American Legion, Auxiliary, Veteran’s of Foreign Wars, Gold Star Mothers, and Disabled American Veteran activities, and company reunions, all from the 1940’s and 50’s.The audience will be encouraged to help identify people in the images.