VideoViewer Discretion Is Advised Dr. Kathryn Silva on racial relations between Whites and African Americans during World War I, and the days of Jim Crow.
World War I Symposium – Lander University
Time of Tradition and Transition: A Symposium on the South and World War I
In 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 to explain how WWI affected the South’s culture, economy, and politics.
Included in this series are interviews with the following experts:
- Dr. Angela Jill Cooley - Associate Professor of History at Minnesota State University, Mankato
- Dr. Matthew L. Downs - Associate Professor of History at the University of Mobile
- Dr. M. Ryan Floyd - Associate Professor of History at Lander University
- Dr. Fritz P. Hamer - Curator of History and Archivist at the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum
- Dr. Courtney Tollison Hartness - Assistant Professor of History at Furman University
- Dr. Lucas McMillan - Dean of the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences at Lander University
- Dr. Kathryn M. Silva - Assistant Professor of history at Claflin University
Various Topics In This Series May Not Be Suitable For Some Audiences. Viewer Discretion Is Advised.
VideoDr. Fritz Hamer talks about his career path, and how he became the curator of history, and archivist at South Carolina's Confederate Relic Room And Military Museum. Check out Knowitall's virtual tour...
VideoDr. Kathryn Silva discusses why African Americans were not as widespread in the textile industry compared to Whites in the early 1900's.
VideoDr. M. Ryan Floyd discusses how the United States, which initially wanted to remain neutral, became involved in The Great War.
VideoDr. Matthew Downs discusses the writing process behind the book The American South And The Great War, 1914 - 1924, which he co-authored with Dr. Ryan Floyd.
VideoDr. Ryan Floyd discusses how Americans, especially South Carolinians, wanted to properly honor those who fought in World War I.
VideoWith 2019 being the centennial of the end of World War I, Dr. Courtney Tollison Hartness analyzes how The Great War is remembered and commemorated around the globe.
VideoDr. Fritz Hamer talks about how some of South Carolina's most prominent military training camp locations were determined.
VideoViewer Discretion Is Advised Dr. Angela Jill Cooley on how civil rights for African Americans got its roots in the early 1900's, and really took off as a result of World War I.
VideoDr. Angela Jill Cooley discusses the reasons behind food rationing, and the temporary wartime prohibition during World War I. Dr. Cooley also talks about the establishment of government food...