Art Exhibits

“Mobilizing America: Fighting World War I on the Homefront and Battlefront.”

When: Feb. 6-March 21 2014

Feb. 10—Dan Cody will speak on the War’s impact on Rochester and present WWI artifacts and objects from the Society’s collection. Feb. 17—Pearl James, University of Kentucky, editor of Picture This! World War I Posters and Visual Culture. She will speak on “Images of Femininity in American World War I Posters,” and the lecture includes a booksigning. Feb. 24—Christopher Capozzola, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, author of Uncle Sam Wants You: World War I and the Making of the Modern American Citizen. Capazzola will speak on the theme of citizenry and war, and the lecture includes a book signing.