Doing Our Part:  Lawrence During the Great War, Watkins Museum of History

on view through March 2015

This exhibition honors Douglas County residents who served in the military and supported the war effort.  Featuring letters, artifacts, and photographs, the exhibition shares stories of the men who served overseas, life on the homefront in Douglas County, and local memorials honoring those lost in the conflict.

The University of Kansas Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies (CREES) has been a national leader for the study of the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe since 1959. The center is an active member of the KU WWI Centennial Commemoration coordinated by the European Studies Program.