doughboys with mules Mule Rearing gas masks The pilots pilots in dress uniforms Riveters African American Officers African American Soldiers 1

submit my event logo

U.S. National WW1 Centennial Events Register

We invite you to submit your event to the U.S. National WW1 Centennial Events Register, where it will become part of the permanent national archive of WW1 Centennial activities. Please include an image for the event, such as the event poster or sponsoring organization logo.
NOTE: All events submitted are required to provide:
1. A event contact email address
2. A full and detailed description of the event sufficient to understand what the event is, who is putting it on, and what to expect when attending.

Yearly View
By Year
Monthly View
By Month
Weekly View
By Week
Daily View
Today
Categories
By Categories
Search
Search
Download as iCal file

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I

Saturday, February 10, 2018, 08:30am - 04:30pm

LOClogo4_c_sm.jpg

About The Event

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I examines the upheaval of world war as Americans confronted it—both at home and abroad. The exhibition considers the debates and struggles that surrounded U.S. engagement; explores U.S. military and home front mobilization and the immensity of industrialized warfare; and touches on the war's effects, as an international peace settlement was negotiated, national borders were redrawn, and soldiers returned to reintegrate into American society.

With the most comprehensive collection of multi-format World War I holdings in the nation including those materials gathered and preserved by the Veterans History Project, the Library of Congress is uniquely positioned to tell stories through the words and images of those in the seats of power as well as lesser-known participants whose lives were shaken by the Great War. Featuring newly digitized footage, some not seen for nearly 100 years, Echoes of the Great War makes vivid this turbulent time in our nation's history.

Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I is on view in the Southwest Gallery on the second floor of the Library's Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. S.E., Washington, D.C.


Contact : www.loc.gov/exhibits
Category: Museums and Exhibitions

 

Location : Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC, 20540
USA

 

 

 LOClogo4_c_sm.jpg

 

Submit Events

submit my event

 

 

In the next 7 days

"Pershing" Donors

Founding Sponsor
PritzkerMML Logo


Starr Foundation Logo