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The World at War: Across the Atlantic, Summer 1917

By June 1917, the first Americans were on their way to France and the War. One of those traveling across the Atlantic Ocean was Yellow Springs native and Antioch College graduate Alice Carr, a nurse serving with the American Red … Continue reading

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April 2, 1917: the Miami Valley Prepares for War

On the evening of April 2, 1917, one hundred years ago today, President Woodrow Wilson addressed a joint session of Congress to request a declaration of war against Germany. The Senate and House passed the resolution in the following days with Wilson signing … Continue reading

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75 Years Ago Today: Pearl Harbor, December 7th, 1941

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. While Hawaii seemed like a world away in 1941, the Miami Valley would be greatly impacted by the events of December 7th. Alice Griffith Carr, a Yellow Springs native, … Continue reading

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