Dr. Diane Dillon presents a slide-lecture, drawing upon the recent Newberry Library exhibitions Chicago, Europe, and the Great War and American Women Rebuilding France, 1917 - 1924.
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Viet Nam veteran and author, Tom Pozdol presents an illustrated lecture based on the battle and his experiences with Charlie Company, 3/21, 196th Light Infantry Brigade.
Renowned transportation expert and DePaul Professor, Dr. Joseph Schwieterman, presents an illustrated lecture based on his latest book, a survey of the citys airports, bus depots, train stations, and steamship landings since 1939.
Author Kathryn Atwood returns to present a slide lecture, drawing upon her recent book profiling "16 Remarkable Resisters, Soldiers, Spies, and Medics."
World War II researcher and author, Jennifer Holik, explores the lives, service and deaths of 3 soldiers using genealogical, military and historical records and demonstrates how to write the story of a soldier.
Patrons have an oportunity to research their family trees using the library's Ancestry Library edition database and other online resources.
The library salutes the community's heroes and, especially,those participants in the Veterans History Project.
Community breakfast honoring our local heroes, especially those participating in the Veterans History Project.
Introductory lecture and panel discussion with local authors in cooperation with Casa Italia and in observance of Italian-American Heritage Month.