Appleton Speaks

Appleton Speaks paintingAn original oil painting by local artist, Lynn Mann, depicting 7 notable people with strong ties to Appleton. The painting hangs above the landing of the stairway leading to the lower level in the Library. Also included is the text of the original play written for its dedication by Ken Anderson. These were created as part of Wisconsin's sesquicentennial celebration in 1998.

left to right: Edna Ferber, Harry Houdini, John Bradley, Samuel Plantz, Rocky Bleier, Gladys Taber, Mary Stansbury. Click the image to enlarge.

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*Text used with the permission of the playwright.