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1940s Day

This year’s 1940s Day, celebrates Union Terminal’s heritage as a transit hub and friendly respite during that pivotal decade. Dance shows and lessons, a classic car show, speakers from the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center, the fan-favorite costume contest and more are returning home. 1940s Day is free with admission.

Schedule
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Vintage Vehicle Showcase
In front of Union Terminal by the fountain
Weather permitting
10:30 – 11 a.m. USO talk
STEM Lab
11 – 11:30 a.m. History of Codebreaking during WWII
STEM Lab
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Japanese Internment Camp Testimonial
Japan America Society of Greater Cincinnati
Reakirt Auditorium
11:15 a.m. – 12 p.m. Daniel Bennett and the Dirty Shirleys 
Mallory Gallery
11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Dayton Codebreakers
STEM Lab
Codebreaking activity immediately following
12 p.m. Cincinnati Heritage Program Rotunda Tours
Starts in Rotunda
12 – 1 p.m. Holocaust Survivor Testimonial by Dr. Renate Neeman
Reakirt Auditorium, Free Admission
12:15 – 1 p.m. Danielle’s Melodies
Mallory Gallery
12:30 p.m. Drop in tour of the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center*
Meet in museum lobby
12:30 – 1 p.m. Dance Lessons
Cincinnati History Museum, 3rd ramp
1 p.m. Cincinnati Heritage Program Rotunda Tours
Starts in Rotunda
1 – 1:45 p.m. Queen City Sisters
Mallory Gallery
1 – 2 p.m. Darby’s Rangers talk
Reakirt Auditorium
1 – 4 p.m. P&G Big Band
Cincinnati History Museum, 3rd ramp
2 p.m. Cincinnati Heritage Program Rotunda Tours
Starts in Rotunda
2 p.m. Drop in tour of the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center*
Meet in museum lobby
2 – 3:30 p.m. Costume Contest
Mallory Gallery
Sign up in the Rotunda until 2 p.m., instructions will be provided upon sign up.
Prizes will be awarded for the following categories: adult, children, and family.
3 p.m. Cincinnati Heritage Program Rotunda Tours
Starts in Rotunda
3:30 p.m. Gallery Talk led by Morry Wiener*
Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center
3:30 – 5 p.m. Vintage Beauties Q&A
STEM Lab

* You must purchase an add on ticket for the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center to attend this event

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