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WWI America at The Wright Museum
August 3, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until August 7, 2021
Although it was fought thousands of miles away, World War I transformed the United States from a relatively provincial power on the world stage to a full-fledged global, military-industrial leader, held together by a newly powerful federal government and charged with confident patriotism. This is the America that dominates popular memory: the saturated hues of patriotic posters, jubilant crowds at Liberty Loan rallies, the ranks of manly Doughboys, and hearty choruses of “Over There.”