UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
In commemoration of the
Reception 4 p.m.
Lecture 4:30 p.m.
Kinnickinnic River Theater, University Center, UWRF
Assistant Professor of History, Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri
Join the navy! Buy war bonds! Conserve food supplies! The American public was bombarded with messages like these during World War I, mostly via eye-catching posters issued by a host of governmental and voluntary agencies. Dr. McDonald will explainthe origins and impact of this nationwide publicity campaign, the first of its kind organized by the federal government. He will also explore some of the key themes and recurring symbolism present in America's war mobilization effort.
More World War I posters
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Driving & parking
We have 30 free spaces in Pay 2 Lot (immediately south of the University Center, on Wild Rose Ave.) for the first 30 vehicles with this printable dashboard permit. IMPORTANT>>>Permit users must park between the "reserved signs" posted at each end of the available parking rows.
By late afternoon, additional free parking may also be available on on 6th Street near the Power Plant and on the side streets north of Cascade Avenue.
The lecture series honors the memory of Professor Ed Peterson, who taught at UWRF from 1954 to 2005. It addresses issues that were the focus of Dr. Peterson's academic life and are still relevant today: war and peace, abuses and limits of power, the struggle for democracy in the twentieth century.
Contributions may be added to the fund over time. Any questions may be directed to Zhiguo Yang, History and Philosophy Department, firstname.lastname@example.org 715-425-4762 or UWRF Foundation Office, email@example.com 715-425-3505.
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