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2019
January, 2019

California in World War I: 100th Anniversary of Armistice
Dates: Thursday, May 31, 2018 - Friday, March 01, 2019 09:30am - 04:00pm

  WWI Armistice Centennial Exhibit Opens at the State Library in Sacramento - May 31, 2018 California in World War I: 100th Anniversary of Armistice The California State Library announces the opening of California in World War I:100th Anniversary of Armistice, a joint exhibit by the State Library and the California MilitaryDepartment and State Military Museum commemorating the 100th anniversary of the armisticeof World War I. The exhibit is free and open to the public. California in World War I – 100th Anniversary of Armistice features period arms, uniforms,division flags and insignias – items on loan from the California State Military Museum andCenter for Military ...
Contact: Kimberly Brown - 916-651-6466 Kimberly.brown@library.ca.gov
Stanley Mosk Library and Courts Building

Sacramento, CA

 

Category: California
June, 2019

Victory Memorial Grove Flag Day Commemorations
Dates: Friday, June 14, 2019 10:30am

Victory Memorial Grove World War 1 Monument Centennial Commemmoration June 14, 2019 A California WW1 Centennial Task Force Sponsored Event The 100-year anniversary of the memorial, this year’s Flag Day event is special and starts, at 10:30 AM, and the program will included the unique appearance of a Woodrow Wilson re-enactor. One of the US WW1 Centennial Commission's awarded 100 Cities / 100 Memorials of the Pritzker Military Museum's Centennial Grant, there will also be a mentioning of the other cities who were awarded, and a history of Elysian Park. The Belgian Council General will be represented and a Belgium diplomat will be speaking and ...
Contact: Courtland Jindra
Victory Memorial Grove - Elysian Park

Los Angeles, CA

 

Category: California

The Americus Brass Band James Reese Europe Music CD Release Concert
Dates: Sunday, June 30, 2019 03:00pm - 05:00pm

The Americus Brass Band pays tribute to James Reese Europe's Harlem Hell Fighters' Band CD Release Concert
Contact: The Bob Cole Conservatory of Music
Gerald R. Daniel Recital Hall

Long Beach, CA

 

Category: California

California WW1 Centennial Task Force

 

Managing Board Co-Directors

Bill Betten
Sal Compagno
Col. Andre N. Coulombe
Hugh E. Crooks, Jr.
Mike Hanlon
Brigadier General R.G. Head, Ph.D. USAF (Ret.)
Prof. Jennifer Keene, Ph.D
Courtland Jindra
Dennis Matarrese
Major General Michael J. Myatt USMC (Ret.)
Stephen M. Payne, Ph.D.
Anthony Powell
Lester Probst
Prof. Jonathan Roth, Ph.D.
Col. Fred Rutledge 

Northern California Committee

Sal Compagno
Mike Hanlon
Stephen M. Payne, Ph.D.
Lt. Col. Kenneth Nielsen
Major General Michael J. Myatt USMC (Ret.)

Anthony Powell
Col. Fred Rutledge
Prof. Jonathan Roth, Ph.D.

Southern California Committee

Bill Betten
Maria Carrillo
Col. Andre N. Coulombe
Brigadier General R.G. Head, Ph.D. USAF (Ret.) 
Courtland Jindra
Lester Probst
Jeff Sharp

 Education Committee

Bill Betten, Master of Arts in Education, (Retired teacher DUSD, OUSD, AGUSD)
Lauren Weiss Bricker, Ph.D., Professor of Architecture at Cal State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Scott Corbett, Ph.D, Lecturer, History, CSUCI
Jennifer Keene, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of the Department of History, Chapman University
Michael Powelson, Ph.D., Lecturer, History, CSUCI
Jonathan Roth, Ph.D., Professor of History, SJSU, Burdick Military History Project Director [Committee Chair]
Miriam Raub Vivian, Ph.D.,  Professor of History, CSUB

Website Administrator

Bill Betten

 

Email: courtland.jindra@worldwar1centennial.org

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