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Highlights from the Duke University Libraries


August 15, 2018 – February 16, 2019

Drawing from manuscripts, photographs, advertisements, posters, books, and other material from the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, the Duke University Archives, and Perkins and Lilly libraries, this exhibit explores the experiences of soldiers, doctors, nurses, and the folks back home during the “war to end all wars,” including the experiences of Trinity College students and alumni.

EVENT: Lunch, Lecture and Exhibit Tour

Tuesday, November 6, 12:00-1:00. Light lunch provided. Holsti-Anderson Family Assembly Room (Room 153 Rubenstein Library), Duke University

Guest Speaker: Adriane Lentz-Smith, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of History, Duke University. Author of the 2009 book, Freedom Struggles: African Americans and World War I.


This exhibition was sponsored in part by the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation.