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Through a Soldier's Lens: Jack Speed's WWI Photography
Nash Gallery/Ferguson Mansion, Filson Historical Society
Louisville native John "Jack" Speed was an officer in the 150th Field Artillery during World War I. His unit served on the Western Front where they saw action at Champagne-Marne, Aisne-Marne, St. Mihiel and Meuse-Argonne. Speed was not only a soldier, but also an amateur photographer; his numerous photographs the product of technological improvements that made cameras more portable and accessible to the egneral public than ever before. This exhibit features Speed's images of war, exploring the experiences of one Kentuckians afield during global conflict.