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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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Thanksgiving Break Hours

Special Collections & Archives will be closed Wednesday, November 22-Sunday, November 26, for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will be open Monday, November 20, and Tuesday, November 21, from 8:30am-5pm and then back again for normal hours on Monday, November 27, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving at Base Hospital No. 18, Bazoilles-sur-Meuse, 1918

On Thursday, November 28, 1918, Americans celebrated Thanksgiving, and there was much to be thankful for indeed. Men and women in many other nations were probably feeling quite thankful around that time as well! The armistice, signed two weeks earlier on November 11, … Continue reading

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