Len's Summary: History of a tumultuous year: lynchings, race riots, the recrudescence of the Klu Klux Klan, widespread labor unrest, anarchist bombings, the first Red Scare, prohibition, thousands of returning Doughboys looking for work and the abrupt end of the reformist Progressive Era. The author, a staffer at the Wall Street Journal reviews the unruly and often politically repressive aftermath of the “War to End All Wars.”
On Saturday March 12 the WW1HA hosted its first ever online quiz night. This was a fun way to get geographically distant members together virtually. We are considering doing this a few times a year.
The next issue of World War One Illustrated (WWOI) will be printed shortly. Members/subscribers should receive their printed issue in the next month or so.
Members are encouraged to participate in the monthly online seminars hosted by the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter; and we plan to announce a gathering of WW1HA members at the National World War I Museum’s Fall 2022 symposium. Stay tuned!
Do you have a special interest or knowledge regarding a WW1 topic? Consider sharing your knowledge by writing an article for WWOI or a shorter blog post (500 – 1,000 words) for the WW1HA Facebook page. Talk to Editor Ed Klekowski (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Charles Van Way (email@example.com) for more details.
Finally, you can always reach out to me with your thoughts or questions.