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Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from... details>>
4/28/2017 9:00:00 AM | Topeka, KS
Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes
Eighty thousand Kansans served in World War I; 227,000 in World War II. We pay tribute to all Kansas soldiers by telling the story of Kansan James Clark Hughes. He served from 1917 to 1948 in the U.S. Army, and fought in both world wars. He left detailed records of his time in service; he photographed battlefields and towns in Europe; recorded his daily survival as a Japanese Prisoner of War; and saved many belongings from the wars later donated to this museum. In essence, he captured his life....details >>
4/28/2017 5:00:00 PM | Lawrence, KS
World War I Living History at the Watkins
Bring the family to the opening celebration of our upcoming exhibit, "Answering the Call: Lawrence’s WWI Soldiers and Nurses."
See incredible artifacts and photographs telling the story of local involvement in this global conflict. Additionally, we'll have members of the National World War I Museum's Living History Volunteer Corps on hand giving demonstrations of ordinary life during the period.
Our April Final Friday will be an awesome educational experience for kids and adults!...details >>