WindowBuilding Name: Alumni Memorial Chapel
Studio Name: Willet Stained Glass Studio
City: East Lansing
Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)
Date of Window: 1965
Subject/Title of Window: Thanksgiving
Brief Description of Subject: One in a set of three windows located on the west wall of chancel. Thanksgiving depicts a chalice, grapes, wheat, corn, pumpkin, folded hands, a kiddish cup and matzoh. Most windows in the Alumni Memorial Chapel are sets of three on the same general topic with the same donor. This window is grouped with Adoration (R1a) and Sacrifice (R1b). Includes chalice and paten as well as kiddish cup and matzoh. The chalice and Paten represent the Holy Eucharist, i.e., Thanksgiving, the ancient word for the Communion. The American Thanksgiving is represented by corn, grapes, wheat and pumpkins. The simple grace (hands folded). The Jewish Passover is represented by a Monorah, seven branched candlestick, the kiddish cup and matzoh with ceremonial napkin over it. Designed by Anthony Mako.
Condition of Window: Poor
Type of Glass and Technique: Antique or Cathedral Glass, Lead Came, Vitreous Paint
The MSGC is a constantly evolving database. Not all the data that has been collected by volunteers has been sorted and entered. Not every building has been completely documented.
All images in the Index are either born-digital photographs of windows or buildings or are scans of slides, prints, or other published sources. These images have been provided by volunteers and the quality of the material varies widely.
If you have any questions, additions or corrections, or think you can provide better images and are willing to share them, please contact email@example.com