growing up in Carthage
Join us as we celebrate the bicentennial of Missouri statehood. Growing up in Carthage is and exhibit that features images and artifacts from the Powers Museum archives and the community. The exhibit explores the community, its places, events, and traditions through the experiences of our childhood.
OVER hERE AND oVER THERE:
cARTHAGE AND jASPER coUNTY
IN woRLD wAR i
Join us as we commemorate the centennial of World War I. Over Here and Over There: Carthage and Jasper County in World War I is an exhibit that features images and artifacts from the Powers Museum archives and the community. The exhibit explores regional, national, and international involvement in the war.
Thank you to those who helped make this year's exhibit possible
Southwest Missouri Bank | Keith Zoromski | Michele & Gary Hansford |
Angela Firkus & Steve Wagner | Duane Griffith | Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibit Service | Brooks and Gloria Gubser | Lowe's | King Cash Saver
Carolyn Johannes | Frank & Harriet Bouser | Louie Griffey | John Newman |
Jasper County Records Center | Joplin History Museum | Kavan Shull | Karen Howerton Perkins | Mary Anne Gremling | Legion | VFW | Crowder College
Angela Firkus | Duane Griffith | Keith Zoromski | Malorie Spangler | Michele Hansford |
About the Hansford Gallery
The Hansford Gallery is named for the museum's longtime curator Michele Hansford. Upon her retirement in 2016, the museum's Board of Directors voted to name the gallery in her honor. Hansford served as museum curator for over thirty years and oversaw the museum's development. She continues to oversee special projects at the museum.