Philadelphia and World War I

Tuesday, 6/24/2014 12:30pm - Friday, 8/15/2014 5:30pm

Event Type

Exhibit/Display
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
1300 Locust St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107

On the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, HSP will display the highlights of its war-related documents, including papers from army officers, war posters, photographs of home front activities, and letters describing wartime civilian life. 

Many more documents will be posted online at http://wwwionline.org, as part of “Home before the Leaves Fall: A Great War Centennial Exposition,” a city-wide effort to commemorate the services and sacrifices of soldiers and civilians a hundred years ago.