Over the weekend, world leaders gathered in France to mark the 100th anniversary of the armistice that brought World War I to an end. We remember Illinois’ sacrifice during the Great War.
World War I
Exploring the little-known story of an all-black infantry regiment from Chicago that fought in World War I. A discussion with documentary filmmaker Mario Tharpe.
The museum is turning to the public for help in telling the story of African-Americans who served as combat soldiers during World War 1.
Vivid Graphics from a Century Ago
New exhibition shines light on the artful illustrations that flowered in France during a dangerous era.