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Exhibition Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I


Echoes of the Great War: American Experiences of World War I was made possible, in part, by the Library of Congress Third Century Fund and developed with the support of the Veterans History Project at the Library of Congress. The Veterans History Project preserves the wartime experience of U.S. veterans from World War I through the current U.S. conflicts. Visit to see these collections and to learn more about how you can interview a veteran.

The Library of Congress Commemorates World War I Veterans History Project

Exhibition Team

  • Jason Yasner, Interim Chief, Interpretive Programs Office
  • Ryan Reft, Curator, Manuscript Division
  • Sahr Conway-Lanz, Curator, Manuscript Division
  • Cheryl Regan, Exhibition Director, Interpretive Programs Office
  • Kimberli Curry, Exhibition Director, Interpretive Programs Office
  • Betsy Nahum-Miller, Exhibition Director, Interpretive Programs Office
  • Rachel Waldron, Registrar, Interpretive Programs Office
  • Karen Werth, Production Officer, Interpretive Programs Office
  • Christopher O’Connor, Lead Exhibition Production Specialist, Interpretive Programs Office
  • Naomi Coquillon, Education Program Specialist, Interpretive Programs Office
  • Sean Hayes and Caitlin Blake, Interns, Interpretive Programs Office

Interpretive Programs Office Staff

Simonette Dela Torre, Pinesha Harrison, Carroll Johnson, David Jung, Marc Roman, Patrick Shepler, Cynthia Wayne, Joon Yi

Exhibition and Graphic Design

Riggs Ward Design, Richmond

Film, Interactive Media, and Media Production

Blair Dubilier & Associates and VideoArt Productions

We thank the following Library of Congress staff members who contributed to creating this exhibition, onsite and online:

Jane McAuliffe, John Van Oudenaren, National and International Outreach; Helena Zinkham, Collections and Services; Robert Newlen, Office of the Librarian; Megan Harris, Karen Lloyd, Rachel Mears, Robert Patrick, ret., Rachel Telford, Veterans History Project; Margaret Wagner, Athena Angelos Publishing Office; Teri Sierra Arlene Balkansky, Serial and Government Publications Division; Alan Gevinson, Cooper Graham, ret., Mike Mashon, Ken Weissman, Karen Fishman Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division; Katherine Blood, Beverly Brannan, Sara Duke, Jon Eaker, Jan Grenci, Prints and Photographs Division; Ryan Moore, Cynthia Smith, Edward Redmond, Geography and Map Division; Will Elsbury, Humanities and Social Sciences Division; Loras Schissel, Robin Rausch, Music Division; Barbara Bair, Adrienne Cannon, Michelle Krowl, Janice Ruth, Cheryl Fox, Manuscript Division; Lawrence Marcus, Science, Business and Technology Division; Eric Frazier, Rare Book and Special Collections Division; Helen Fodor, Regina Frackowiak, Grant Harris, Harry Leich, David Morris; European Division; Bryan Kuhagen, James Martin, Law Library, Benjamin Bahlmann, Kaare Chaffee, Dana Hemmenway, Conservation Division; Jamie Bresner, Qun Lai, Ki Lee, Laura Moiseev, Thip Padavong, Patrick Rourke, Krisztina Thatcher, Web Services; Andrew Cook, OCIO Digital Scan Center

Special thanks are due to the following exhibition advisors and contributors

  • Christopher Capozzola, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • U.S. Army Colonel (Ret.) Robert J. Dalessandro, WWI Centennial Commission
  • Michael Kazin, Georgetown University
  • Jennifer D. Keene, Chapman University
  • David M. Kennedy, Emeritus, Stanford University
  • Adriane Lentz-Smith, Duke University
  • Erez Manela, Harvard University
  • Michael S. Neiberg, United States Army War College
  • Theresa Runstedtler, American University