Chadron State College
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Sandoz Center opens WWI exhibit

April 16, 2018

CHADRON – The Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center is hosting the exhibition, “Over There: Americans Abroad in World War I,” from the National Archives through May 25.

“Over There” showcases World War I overseas military photography from the National Archives. The exhibition includes photographs of the fronts, behind the lines and the consequences and memory of the war.

A reception for the exhibition will be Thursday from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Sandoz Center. Sandra Reddish, historic sites coordinator with the Nebraska State Historical Society, will speak on her expertise and personal collection of articles from the WWI era. Like the exhibition, the reception is free and open to the public, and will include refreshments made from recipes dating back to 1918.

Regular visiting hours for the exhibition are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Call 308-432-6401 or email lsinn@csc.edu for more information.

 

—Kelsey R. Brummels, College Relations

Photo on display in the Sandoz Center exhibit "Over There: Americans Abroad in WWI" until May 25, 2018. Voluntary organizations such as the Salvation Army, Red Cross, and YMCA provided many medical and social services to the troops. Circa 1917–18, location unknown, photographer unknown. (Photograph distributed by the Salvation Army National Archives, Records of the War Department General and Special Staffs)
Photo on display in the Sandoz Center exhibit "Over There: Americans Abroad in WWI" until May 25, 2018. Voluntary organizations such as the Salvation Army, Red Cross, and YMCA provided many medical and social services to the troops. Circa 1917–18, location unknown, photographer unknown. (Photograph distributed by the Salvation Army National Archives, Records of the War Department General and Special Staffs)
Photo on display in the Sandoz Center exhibit "Over There: Americans Abroad in WWI" until May 25, 2018. Taken March 17, 1918, near Badonviller, France, by Sgt 1st Class Charles White. (National Archives, Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer)
Photo on display in the Sandoz Center exhibit "Over There: Americans Abroad in WWI" until May 25, 2018. Taken March 17, 1918, near Badonviller, France, by Sgt 1st Class Charles White. (National Archives, Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer)