July 18, 2018
The Rupert Rotary Club welcomed Gary Schorzman to speak about the latest events taking place at the Minidoka Historical Museum.
Mr. Schorzman spoke about the Museum’s efforts to resort The Russell Steam Tractor. The 24,000 lb. 18 HP tractor was built in 1908.
The goal is to raise $12,00 in order rehabilitate the tractor by 2020. Please see the flyer below for more information or to donate.
Mr Schorzman also discussed the join Minidoka Historical Society and DeMary Memorial Library effort to digitize 103 years of the Minidoka County News.
The newspaper is available now in heavy bound books. Digitizing the newspaper will allow for computerized searching and downloads.
The newspaper has been digitized through 1960, but donations are required to help complete this worthwhile project. Read more about this effort via the flyer below.
Please contact the Mr Schorzman at 208-312-3982 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.