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”

6:30 – 8 p.m. Friday, March 10, 2017

Adrienne Landry Dunavin is a member of the Kansas WWI Centennial Commemoration Committee and is the primary administrator of She worked at the KU Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies as their Outreach Coordinator from 2010-2016. During that time she served on the KU WWI Centennial Commemoration Working Group. She continues to volunteer as a representative for CREES and KU WWI on this blog.