World War I and America - Exhibit and Programs
World War I and America Exhibit
Tuesday, January 3 - Sunday, January 22, 2017
Display on the first floor of the library
World War I and American Art
Sunday, January 8 -- 2:00 pm
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA) educator Laurel McLaughlin presents a lecture focusing on their current exhibit World War I and American Art. The exhibition explores the ways in which American artists reacted to the First World War.
Alice Paul, World War I, and the Suffrage Movement
Sunday, January 15 -- 2:00 pm
Author Mary Walton examines Alice Paul and the picketing campaign of the White House during American involvement in World War I.
World War I and America - Reading & Discussion Group
Sundays, January 29, February 26, March 26, and April 23 – 2:00 pm
Historian Katie Sibley and Owen Gilman, English Professor and Veteran, both of St. Joseph's University will lead this group covering program themes including: Why We Fight, Race and WWI, American Women at War, and At Home/Coming Home: The Toll of War.
Registration required at the reference desk. Download February 26 readings packet; Part 1 and Part 2.
World War I Memorabilia Night
Wednesday, April 12 - 7:00 pm
Community members and organizations are invited to bring and share their World War I attic finds.
(HTHS Spring Program Meeting)
World War I and America at HTFL is made possible through a partnership between the Library and the Haverford Township Historical Society.
This program is part of World War I and America, a two-year national initiative of The 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.
|WWI - February 26 Readings - Part 1.pdf||5.12 MB|
|WWI - February 26 Readings - Part 2.pdf||4.91 MB|