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Pic of the Week: Echoes of the Great War

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Visitors tour the "Echoes of the Great War" exhibition during a reception prior to the grand opening, March 28, 2017. Photo by Shawn Miller.
A member of the U.S. Army Band tours ”Echoes of the Great War.” Photo by Shawn Miller.

The Library of Congress opened a major new exhibition, “Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I,” on April 4.

The exhibition examines the upheaval of world war as Americans confronted it both at home and abroad. It considers the debates and struggles that surrounded U.S. engagement; explores U.S. military and home-front mobilization and the immensity of industrialized warfare; and touches on the war’s effects as an international peace settlement was negotiated, national borders were redrawn, and soldiers returned to reintegrate into American society.

The exhibition will be on view in the Southwest Gallery of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building through January 2019. To view the related online exhibition, click here.

Comments (4)

  1. Casi siempre las guerras las anteceden crisis econ√≥micas o transformaciones energ√©ticas. Desde el bronce hierro carbon.acero..combustibles….
    El resto de cosas son pretextos para justificaras mediaticamente

  2. Thanks LOC and WWW for sharing all these wonderful photos and exhibitions.

  3. In your WW I category, the 2017 exhibition “Echoes of the Great War” is mentioned under the sub-category Pic of the Week” and a “click here” highlighted citation if given for the online version of the exhibit. Trying this result in a “cannot be found” screen. Surely there is some record of the exhibition?

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