The American Legion, Department of Arkansas
The American Legion, Department of Arkansas
702 Victory Street
P.O. Box 3280
Little Rock, AR 72203
June 23, 2017 - June 25, 2017
501-375-1104
[email protected]
http://www.arlegion.org/

“The Great War: Arkansas in World War I,” a traveling exhibit produced by the Arkansas State Archives, will be at the American Legion Department of Arkansas State Convention at the Wyndham Riverfront in North Little Rock, June 23 -24, 2016. The exhibit showcases images from the Arkansas State Archives' holdings, including original documents, photographs, posters, maps and historical objects that tell the story of Arkansas's role during World War I, at home and on the battlefields. The panels cover the chronology of the war as well as various facets of the conflict: training troops in Arkansas, actions overseas, the Home Front, providing for the war, healthcare and Arkansas heroes. The exhibit is cosponsored by the Arkansas World War I Commemorative Committee.

For more information about the exhibit at The American Legion, Department of Arkansas, call 1-877-243-9799 or email [email protected]. To schedule the free traveling exhibit in your community, call the Arkansas State Archives at call 501-682-6900, e-mail [email protected] or visit www.ark-ives.com.