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From the end of the Civil War to the end of WWI, explore the central role played by African American...
This is not a game. This is History. Live through the war to end all wars unlike ever before in this...
Often overlooked in the history of the war, the Eastern Front had cataclysmic results for the millio...
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Upcoming Events

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Film screening
Friday, July 8 - 8:30 p.m.
One of the smallest and most famous soldiers of World War I was the young dog that came to be known as Sergeant Stubby. Join us this summer outdoors o...
Lecture
Tuesday, July 12 - 6:30 p.m.
The arrest of 250 Armenians in April of 1915 was the start of a massacre. That massacre helped inform the creation of a new word, genocide, in 1944. J...
At Johnson County Museum
Wednesday, July 13 - 6 p.m.
Join Dr. Edgar Tidwell in a discussion on what freedom meant to Americans who lived through the Emancipation Proclamation and Americans who participat...
Teacher Workshop
Thursday, July 14 - 12:30-1:45 p.m.
Why did Native Americans serve in in such large numbers in WWI despite not being recognized as U.S. or sovereign citizens? How did they use their cult...
Documentary screening
RESCHEDULED: Thursday, July 14 - 6:30 p.m.
Screen "Invisible Warriors: African American Women in World War II", a critically acclaimed documentary about the experiences of 600,000 “Rosie the Ri...
Onsite and Online
Tuesday, July 19 - 6:30 p.m.
Dr. Yücel Yanıkdağ, professor at the University of Richmond, examines the spread of several diseases that further devastated the Ottoman Empire beyond...

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