Carlson Library, the Canaday Center for Special Collections and The Andersons will host a film night Wednesday, March 28, at 6 p.m.
The free, public event is in celebration of the Canaday Center’s current exhibition, “Preserving Yesterday for Tomorrow: The Best of the Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections.”
This documentary was made using resources from the archives of the Canaday Center and tells the story of The Andersons Inc.’s growth from a single grain elevator to a large agribusiness.
The event will begin at 6 p.m. with a display of historical artifacts and documents from The Andersons’ collection. “Grain” will be shown at 6:30 p.m. after an introduction by Kay Anderson, documentary producer.
“Preserving Yesterday for Tomorrow: The Best of the Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections” features unique historical treasures like the original 1837 charter for the city of Toledo, an early Rocky the Rocket mascot costume, and artifacts from Toledo businesses, including Libbey-Owens-Ford and The Andersons.
The free, public exhibit is on display Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through July 27.
The Canaday Center for Special Collections preserves the history of the University and the greater Toledo area. The collections are open to the public Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.