Tag Archives: MS-100

Thanksgiving, November 29, 1917

On Thanksgiving Day, November 29, 1917,  World War I was raging in Europe. U.S. troops were serving in France or undergoing training here at home in preparation for duty overseas. On Thanksgiving Day, despite the War, soldiers and civilians alike … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Closing

Special Collections & Archives will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017, in observance of Memorial Day. We apologize for any inconvenience. Memorial Day is a national holiday to commemorate the men and women who have died in military service … Continue reading

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TDIH: World War I Begins in Europe

This Day in History: On July 28, 1914 — 100 years ago — World War I, or “The Great War” as it was often known prior to WWII, broke out in Europe. Although the often-cited catalyst for the war — assassination … Continue reading

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