The World’s War is Georgia’s War, 1917 – 1919
February 21, 2017 – January 28, 2018
Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the United States’ involvement in the First World War through the experience of Georgia. Stories of Georgia’s soldiers, civilians, training camps, and communities will highlight the state’s unique role in “the Great War” that changed Georgia and the world in important and lasting ways.
Sponsored in part by the Dexter Allen American Legion Post #90
Curated by Brittany Sealey. Special thanks to Santanu Majumdar and his students and Kelly Berry for design and fabrication.
Opening Reception: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at the Museum
Come visit with the curator and designers! Light refreshments will be served.
From Savannah Now/Savannah Morning News, April 24, 2017: “Georgia Southern exhibit focuses on role state played in World War I: State key in training, civilian support, housing prisoners”
From Statesboro Herald, April 9, 2017: “Museum exhibit honors local veterans and Georgia’s place in WWI: GSU students coordinate, design traveling exhibit”
From MyNews, Georgia Southern, April 3, 2017: “Graduate student pulls local artifacts for Museum’s latest WWI exhibit”