From the Omaha World-Herald, dated May 18, 1945:

Liederkranz Group Boosts G.I. Stadium

Grand Island, Neb. (Special) - Although the campaign to raise 100 thousand dollars for Grand Island High School’s Memorial Stadium will not be officially launched until next Monday, a five thousand dollar gift from the Liederkranz Society has boosted the pre-campaign total to 17 thousand dollars.

The Grand Island post of the American Legion is directing the campaign, with voluntary assistance from four service clubs - the Rotary, Lions, Cosmopolitan and Kiwanis. E.G. Schaumberg, Lincoln architect, has completed drawings of the stadium.

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