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Exploring Jacob Haish
April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pmFREE
DeKalb, Illinois is famous for barbed wire – but how much do you know about the people who invented it?
Jessi Haish Larue, a Haish family descendant, will present and discuss “new” artifacts and research related to this lesser-known barbed wire entrepreneur. LaRue has been researching in the Joiner History Room since fall 2021 in an effort to make Haish-related items more accessible to the public and creating conversation regarding Haish’s impact.