Always happy to pass along programs that others are doing for WWI–you never know when you might find a program worth stealing . . . er, emulating.  The State Historical Society of Iowa is conducting programs for students that will coincide with the 100th anniversary of the American entry into the war on April 6th and 7th.  For more information, see the link:



Blair Tarr is the Museum Curator of the Kansas State Historical Society. He oversees the three-dimensional collections of the Society, but has special interests in the Civil War, Wichita-made Valentine diners, and Leavenworth's Abernathy Furniture. In the last few years he has also done a lot of cramming on The Great War. He is a past president of the Kansas Museums Association and the Civil War Round Tables of both Kansas City and Eastern Kansas. He is currently a board member of the Heritage League of Greater Kansas City.