A selection of military-themed antiques and photographs are currently on display in the lobby of the West Oaks Branch Library and Genealogy Center. The exhibit includes patriotic items from a variety of time periods when the United States was at war. Advertisements for government bonds exhorting women to “help America’s sons win the war” are displayed alongside photographs of local soldiers. The collection also includes WWII-era model airplanes and a battleship, ration books, flags, prayers for the troops, bullets, binoculars, cannonballs, and a helmet from World War I.
The items on display are on loan from the historic Withers-Maguire House & Museum, as well as from members of Friends of Ocoee History Preservation.