World War I

Learn abut WWI through exhibit, talks

Posted by on October 28, 2019

A Smithsonian poster exhibit named “World War I: Lessons and Legacies” will be displayed on the second floor of the Curtis Laws Wilson Library from Friday, Nov. 1, through Monday, Dec. 2.

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Smithsonian Exhibit to be displayed in library

Posted by on October 9, 2019

The Missouri S&T Archives and the State Historical Society of Missouri invite you to a special exhibition exploring how the lessons and legacies of World War I continue to affect the United States today. World War I: Lessons and Legacies will be on view November 1-December 2 in the Curtis Laws Wilson Library, second floor exhibition space.

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Missouri Historical Society publishes article by DeWitt

Posted by on December 4, 2018

Dr. Petra DeWitt’s article, “Faith and Country: How Jews Found Unity in World War I” was recently published in Gateway, the magazine of the Missouri Historical Society. The article looks at how patriotism helped bridge ethnic and religious divides in the St. Louis Jewish community.

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DeWitt discusses Great War

Posted by on November 6, 2018

Dr. Petra DeWitt, assistant professor of history and political science, presented a talk about the Central Powers during World War I at the National World War I Museum in Kansas City on Oct. 6.

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DeWitt writes about women during World War I

Posted by on May 1, 2018

Petra DeWitt’s article, “Heroines on the Home Front: World War I and the Council of National Defense’s Woman’s Committee, Missouri Division,” is featured in the April issue of the Missouri Historical Review.

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Petra deWitt to speak on Missouri’s role in WWI

Posted by on November 7, 2017

Dr. Petra deWitt, assistant professor of history and political science, will present “Courage, Duty, Patriotism: The Missouri Home Guard during the Great War” at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, at Mineral Area College’s C.H. Cozean Library in Park Hills, Missouri.

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