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Programs and Exhibitions at the Library

The Ross Pendergraft Library is excited to announce that they have been chosen to partner with the Library of America to present World War I and America: A Centennial Exploration. World War I and America
The library will also be hosting a large companion traveling exhibition panel that covers an overview of America’s role before, during, and after the Great War from September 5-25, 2017. It consists of six panel displays and is a component of “World War I and America,” a two-year national initiative of Library of America presented in partnership with the Gilder-Lehrman Institute of American History, the National World War I Museum and Memorial, and other organizations, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Gilder Lehrman

Events

August 29, - September 25, 2017

World War I and America project consists of a traveling panel exhibit which will be on display in the library. 

THE GREAT WAR & ARKANSAS - Dr. Buck Foster, Arkansas Department of Heritage

PROPAGANDA & PERSUASION - Dr. Jan Jenkins, Professor of History & Director of Honors, Arkansas Tech

OZARKS TO THE ARGONNE FOREST: STORIES OF LOCAL SOLDIERS WITH WWI MEMORABILIA, MSG (Ret) Lee Fields, US Army

WWI AND AMERICA: TOLD BY THE AMERICANS WHO LIVED IT - Dr. Stanley Lombardo, Professor of English, Arkansas Tech

VETERANS APPRECIATION EVENT - more to come