Three Questions with World Education and International Literacy and Development, 2022 Literacy Awards Successful Practice Honorees

Join staff from World Education, International Literacy and Development and Room to Read in the second of our series of programs featuring our literacy award winner and honorees on January 19, 2023 from 3-4pm EST. Plus learn more about applying for the 2023 Literacy Awards and the applicant information session to come.

Native Americans in the First World War and the Fight for Citizenship

While searching through our collections for maps to use for display in the exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I, I found one among our uncatalogued holdings that caught my attention. As the title states, it is a map presenting the role of North American Indians in the World War.

Americanism: Two Perspectives Following the First World War

Following the Allied victory in World War I, the United States entered a period of rapid change, experiencing changes both in its stature as a global leader and changes from social experiments, including universal women’s suffrage and the prohibition of alcohol. One widely discussed topic of this time was “Americanism,” the idea that certain unique qualities, traditions, and ideals set apart the United States.