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Murray County Historical Society receives grant for World War I exhibit

December 27, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

SLAYTON The Murray County Historical Society recently received a grant of $4,390 to go toward a World War I exhibit planned to display in 2014. Continue Reading

Picking radishes

July 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Rasia Mackey, 9, left, and Matthew Hartl, right, 10, pick Red Globe radishes on Thursday morning in the Victory Garden growing on the grounds of the Dickinson Museum Center. Continue Reading

World War I: A Dickinson display in stereo and song

May 19, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

The history of World War I covers more than European battles, trenches and mustard gas.
Families in America were impacted in other ways. Besides sending their sons to war, families raised Victory Gardens, purchased war bonds and played patriot songs on the radio.
Dickinson’s Joachim Regional Museum has opened an exhibit titled “Over Here and Over There: World War I in Song and Stereo.”
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Last known World War I veteran dies at 110

February 7, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Florence Green was the last known surviving veteran of World War I. She was serving with the Women’s Royal Air Force as a waitress at an air base in eastern England when the guns fell silent on Nov. 11, 1918. It was not until 2010 that she was officially recognized as a veteran after a researcher found her service record in Britain’s National Archives. Continue Reading

Passing of last World War I veteran stirs memories

March 1, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

They are all gone now, including the thousands of doughboys who came home to North Dakota and Minnesota after what was called the Great War, the war to make the world safe for democracy, the war to end all wars. Continue Reading

With vet’s passing, WWI is another kind of history

February 28, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

What was it like? What was it like in the trenches? What was it like in all those places whose names have faded in the dusty recesses of memory, places like Ypres and Gallipoli, Verdun and the Marne? What was it like to fight the war that was supposed to make the world safe for democracy? There’s no one left to ask.

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