The McKinley Presidential Library & Ramsayer Research Library has undergone a remarkable transformation in the short time I have been here. I wish to thank the Volunteers & Staff for a very warm welcome to work full time in the place I love most. My mother would often take me here to see, and talk to little cereco…
To the library volunteers, I thank you for your loyalty to the cause of preservation, and education for which we are deeply embedded. The work, sometimes is tedious, and I recognize this, and appreciate your tenacity.
To the staff, I thank you for the support you have so graciously provided me. This has been a most amazing year of donations, research, and organization.
To the researchers, I thank you for your love of the question. If you had no questions, we would simply be an attic that would lay in rest. We had a researcher from as far off as Japan, who was interested in the President’s foreign policy. Family members from museum originators visited us and one of them became volunteer.
I wish you a very Happy New Year!
Tom Haas said:
The love of the question…I like that. Happy New Year to you, Mark. Looking forward to working with you in 2014.
Happy New Year to the dedicated staff and volunteers of the McKinley Museum and Library! Each of you do so much to make the museum and library a vibrant resource for our community and people everywhere who are interested in learning more about President McKinley and some of our local history. You complete your work with love and a true sense of the mission to preserve history. You should all be proud of the work that you do. I am, and I am grateful for each of you!