VideoDr. Fritz Hamer discusses the roles the state of South Carolina played during the era of The Great War, and its impacts on the war itself.
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VideoDr. Courtney Tollison Hartness talks about the research and writing process behind her upcoming book: Our Country First: The Making of a Southern City During the Progressive Era and The Great War.
VideoViewer Discretion Is Advised. Dr. Kathryn Silva discusses the life and legacy of several prominent civil rights leaders during the World War I era: Ida B. Wells, and W.E.B. Dubois.
VideoDr. Matthew L. Downs talks about how the American South was involved in World War I.
VideoExperts from Lander University's World War I Symposium tell viewers what resources are available for those interested in learning more about The Great War.
VideoDr. Fritz Hamer discusses the types of sources he used for writing A Southern City Reborn: Charleston, Its Navy Yard and World War II, as well as Forward Together: South Carolinians in the Great War.
VideoViewer Discretion Is Advised Dr. Angela Jill Cooley discusses the social norms of Jim Crow Laws in the American south during the World War I era.
VideoIn March 2019, Lander University hosted a World War I Symposium in honor of the 100th anniversary of the Great War. Bringing together accomplished historians and local citizens the symposium set out...
VideoDr. Kathryn Silva discusses how the trend of women leaving the house to find work took off in the early 1900's. Dr. Silva also analyzes how the lives of white women differentiated from the lives of...
VideoDr. M. Ryan Floyd discusses the events leading up to the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, which signaled the beginning of World War I.