UW Libraries Lecture Series on World War I

From UW News

University of Wyoming Libraries will host three free programs related to World War I during the fall semester in recognition of the centenary of the historic event.

The programs are part 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, other organizations and support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

The UW Libraries, in collaboration with local community and campus organizations, such as the Albany County Historical Society, the Laramie Plains Museum, UW’s Army ROTC and the UW History Club, are sponsoring these programs:

  • “But I Just Had to Brace Up and Do My Best: Nurses in World War I,” Monday, September 11 at 2 p.m., Coe Library, Room 506.
  • “Warriors in Khaki: Indian Doughboys in the Great War,” Tuesday, September 19 at 7:30 p.m., Alice Hardie Stevens Center, Laramie Plains Museum.
  • “Home Front in Wyoming,” Monday, October 2 at 7 p.m., Alice Hardie Stevens Center, Laramie Plains Museum.

Learn more about each program on UW News. For more information about the World War I lecture series, call Cynthia Hughes, UW Libraries metadata librarian, at (307) 766-5611 or email chughes5@uwyo.edu.

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