Join the Kansas State Historical Society for a special Museum After Hours program series, 6:30 p.m. Friday. The programs complement the Kansas Museum of History’s special exhibit, Captured: The Extraordinary Adventures of Colonel Hughes, and are held in recognition of the 100th anniversary of World War I.
Doran Cart, senior curator, The National World War I Museum and Memorial presents “A Kansas Nurse in the B.E.F., 1918: With the Tommies. Letters and other Memories from Florence Edith Hemphill, U.S. Army Nurse Corps, British Expeditionary Force in World War I.” Nurse Florence Hemphill was from southeast Kansas but served in the British Army in World War I. Her letters are preserved at The National World War I Museum and Memorial and have been edited and published by curator Doran Cart.
Upcoming Museum After Hours programs
April 14, 2017 – “The Development of Chemical Warfare”
May 12, 2017 – “Serving America While Serving Time”
June 9, 2017 – “Doughboys and Doughnut Girls: The Salvation Army and WWI”