AMERICAN IN WORLD WAR I

The UWG Ingram Library’s Penelope Melson Society is hosting a showing of World War I historical documents and memorabilia beginning October, 22 and ending November 16, 2018 . 

 

On Monday October 25 at 11:00 am the library is sponsoring a talk by Dr. Jennifer D. Keene, Professor of History, Chapman University on World War I events.

Dr. Keene is a specialist in American military experience during World War I.  She is currently President of the Society of Military History. She has published three books on American involvement in the First World War: Doughboys, the Great War and the Remaking of America (2001), World War I: The American Soldier Experience (2011), and The United States and the First World War (2000).  She is also the lead author for an American history textbook, Visions of America: A History of the United States that uses a visual approach to teaching students U.S. history. She has received numerous awards for her scholarship.

This is a wonderful event to “cap off” a three year remembrance  celebration of the World War I Centennial.

PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDAR NOW AND PLAN TO ATTEND THIS WONDERFUL EVENT!

On November 11, 2018, the National Centennial Commission conducting a NATION WIDE “Bell of Peace” program, requesting that every bell be rung “from every steeple” at the 11th hour, on the 11th day of the 11th month, exactly 100 years (to the minute) since the signing of the Armistice.