Northwestern University


Northwestern Remembers the First World War

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Northwestern's Base Hospital 12, courtesy University Archives

When: Wednesday, March 29, 2017
All day  

Where: Deering Library, 1937 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public

Contact: Cory Slowik   847.491.7641

Group: University Libraries

Category: Fine Arts


One hundred years after the U.S. entry into World War I, the Northwestern University Libraries look back at how the war shook this campus — and remember the faculty and students who sacrificed all for their country.

In addition to artifacts commemorating fallen students and a series of wartime posters by the U.S. government, this exhibit includes a special focus on Northwestern’s own Base Hospital 12, a deployment of doctors and nurses drawn from the University and the Chicagoland area.

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