World War I and America! Told By the Americans Who Lived It

World War I and America!

Told By the Americans Who Lived It

On the centennial of America’s entry into World War I, Library of America and NYU Cultures of War and the Post-War Research Collaborative proudly present Pulitzer Prize–winning biographer A. Scott Berg and a distinguished group ofwriters and scholarsfor an evening ofreadings and conversation aboutthewar and itslegacy.

NEH helps fund major public programming and publishing initiative to mark the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into World War I.

New York, NY. — Library of America has been awarded a $550,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities in partial support of World War I and America, a major initiative involving public programs in all fifty states, a travelling exhibition, a multimedia website, and the publication of an unprecedented anthology of writings by Americans who experienced World War I. The grant to Library of America is the largest awarded by the NEH this year to a museum, library, or cultural organization. Read more WWI and America event release_rev

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