“The Great War: Arkansas in World War I,” a traveling exhibit produced by the Arkansas State Archives, will be at the Felix Goodson Library at Williams Baptist College in Walnut Ridge, October 10-22, 2017. 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 Felix Goodson Library, call 870-759-4139 or email [email protected]. To schedule the free traveling exhibit in your community, call the Arkansas State at call 501-682-6900, e-mail [email protected] or visit www.ark-ives.com.
Hours for Felix Goodson Library at Williams Baptist College:
Monday through Thursdays: 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fridays: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Saturdays: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Sundays: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm and 7:30 pm - 11:30pm