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Emory University’s Stuart A. Rose Library is pleased to sponsor a special WW1 centennial program - “A Question of Manhood: African Americans and WW1”.  This explores the challenges and conflicts, the triumphs and successes of the African American soldiers before, during, and after the war.  UGA Professor John Morrow will discuss his 2014 book Harlem’s Rattlers and the Great War: The Undaunted 369th Regiment and African American Quest for Equality.

This will take place on Monday, October 16, at 6:30pm, Emory University Rose Library, Teaching and Learning Studio 10th Floor.  rose.library.emory.edu

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Georgia World War I Centennial Commission Donors


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Georgia World War I Centennial Commission

Contact: georgia@worldwar1centennial.org

Commission Members

  • Mr. Scott Delius, Atlanta
  • Mr. Rick Elder, Sylvania
  • Mr. Samuel Friedman, Atlanta
  • Mr. Thomas Lacy, Peachtree City (vice-chair)
  • Dr. John Morrow, Athens
  • Dr. Billy Wells, Dahlonega (Chair)

Executive Director:

Dr. Thomas H. Jackson, Jr., University System of Georgia

Federal Commissioner for Georgia

Dr. Monique Seefried, Atlanta

Commission Associates

  • Dr. Lamar Veatch, University of North Georgia
  • Mr. Keith Antonia, University of North Georgia

 

Next Meeting:

Date to be determined

Future Meetings:

None schedule at this time.

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