Mo WC caps off 20th an­niver­sary with free Mill Mem­ory Bank reg­is­tra­tion

Woonsocket Call - - Blackstone Valley -

WOONSOCKET – This hol­i­day sea­son, the Mu­seum of Work & Cul­ture’s 20th An­niver­sary cel­e­bra­tion will cul­mi­nate with free reg­is­tra­tion in the Mill Mem­ory Bank, a dig­i­tal reg­istry of for­mer mill work­ers.

Through New Year’s Eve, in­di­vid­u­als may rec­og­nize the con­tri­bu­tions of loved ones who worked in mills through­out Rhode Is­land by sub­mit­ting pro­files to the MoWC. Reg­is­tra­tion forms can be down­loaded at RIHS.org and emailed, along with an ac­com­pa­ny­ing pho­to­graph, to mowc@rihs.org.

The Mill Mem­ory Bank is a com­po­nent of the MoWC’s lat­est per­ma­nent ex­hibit, Mills Along the Black­stone: Lo­cally Made, In­ter­na­tion­ally Known. The ex­hibit traces the his­tory of area mills over the course of 200 years by uti­liz­ing the lat­est in touch tech­nol­ogy.

This hol­i­day sea­son, the MoWC will also of­fer its 12 Days of Deals in the gift shop. Each day from De­cem­ber 10 through De­cem­ber 23, the MoWC will have spe­cial dis­counts to pro­mote lo­cal hol­i­day shop­ping.

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