The Makings of Americans: A WWI Home Front Story

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Orion Library
Linda Sickles Meeting Rooms A and B

Event Details

Historian Dennis Skupinski will present an interactive program about WWI and Michigan. Michigan's work force included many European workers who were affected when Michigan's industry was needed for the war effort. How did these workers react to war on their former countries? George Creel and the Committee on Public Information who promoted Nationalism, combating dissent and creating a patriotic "Home Front", will also be discussed. Veterans of any war and their families are invited attend and will have the opportunity to share their stories and/or reactions to the topics discussed.
Event Type(s): Adult Department Programs
Age Group(s): All Ages
Presenter: Dennis Skupinski
Dennis Skupinski
(248) 693-3001