Philadelphia and World War I

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Philadelphia and World War I

Tuesday, 6/24/14 5:30 pm - Friday, 8/15/14 10:30 pm

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

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 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.