While I treasure many things I have found at my Dad's house, I realize I can't keep them all. While I do have plenty of storage space, I find no purpose in storing many items when they could be appreciated by others. The challenge is finding those "others" to share them with. I posted the above photo on Facebook this summer, expressing my concern over what to do with it. Someone kindly commented that I could consider donating it to the Hoisington Historical Society! I had not heard of such an organization and was delighted to learn of its existence. After corresponding with Lon Palmer of the Society, I decided to donate this banner to them.
The annual community celebration in Hoisington, KS is held over Labor Day weekend. While the town hosts its many visitors and high school reunions, the Public Library set up a display of high school memorabilia and yearbooks. Lon Palmer arranged for our donated banner to be displayed in the Hoisington Public Library. Since the Library is closed over Labor Day weekend, the banner will be on display at the Hoisington Historical Society Museum this weekend.