First Presbyterian Church, Neenah, Wisconsin, 1848-1998; 150 years of mission and ministry
[History of the First Presbyterian Church, Neenah, Wisconsin], pp. 8-73
Some time during the 1930s, a photograph of the church was made into a postcard. Fe bruary 17, 1934 Io the Session andu of the first Presbyteri Neenah, Wisconsin I herewith present Church of Neenah, N in memory of Henry active member of this ested in its welfare, a: plan that would insur To this end he gav work of the church, a Board of Trustees for In presenting this ing not only my own in which Mr. Babcoc] it is my earnest wish t organ will serve as an this church and give ý members and congreg '14r,. Fannie I RAcncL- the Board of Trustees Ahurch I hereby accept gift of the Henry rial Organ. to express the constant and appreciation that his instrument by the ly a fitting and beauti- rely trust it will be an hat will pay continued us gratitude. ours very truly, . C. Gilbert - 1918: World War I ends. 92: Leonard Bernstein, Americaf t composer and conductor, is born. 922: 1 Regular airmail service is established between New Y) City and Washington, D. C. Influenza epidemic sweeps globe, killing nearly 22 millic people by 1920. Wisconsin becomes first z to establish numbering syst, for highways - odd number! north-south highways and e numbers for state highways running east-west. 1923: 1919: 18th amendment is ratified: prohibition becomes law. 1920: League of Nations forms: U.S. Senate votes against country joining. 19th amendment is ratified af women win right to vote. Wisconsin's approval is firstt1925 reach Congress. Warren G. Harding is elected president. Church has 591 members and operating budget of $13,016. Local highlights of the decade: Thed Clark Nursing School is established: Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA forms in Neenah: original Valli Inn is built: Neenah chaptero0 Red Cross is established.
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