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VHP’s Newest Online Exhibit: Breaking Ground and Boundaries: Veteran Changemakers

Posted by: Megan Harris

Earlier this week, the Veterans History Project (VHP) launched a new online exhibit to highlight the stories of veteran “changemakers.” You might be asking yourself, who or what is a changemaker, exactly, and why are we focusing on them? In early 2019, the Library of Congress launched a year-long initiative to explore the stories of …

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VHP’s Newest Online Exhibit: The GI Bill: 75 Years of Opportunity

Posted by: Megan Harris

Today, the Veterans History Project launches a new online exhibit to commemorate the 75th anniversary of a piece of legislation that forever altered the American veteran experience: the GI Bill. In June 1944, Army Corporal John Kuhlman was in training at Fort Crook, Nebraska, and focusing on his eventual transfer overseas. While he anxiously considered …