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Camp Doughboy brings World War I history alive on Governors Island

Sheet music from a bygone era at Camp Doughboy World War I Weekend on Governors Island. (Anthony C. Hayes) New York: It’s a sunny Sunday afternoon on beautiful Governors Island. Couples stroll hand-in-hand around the promenade, stopping now and again […]

WWI-era music on display at Camp Doughboy. (Anthony C. Hayes)

Camp Doughboy brings World War I history alive on Governors Island

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Sheet music from a bygone era at Camp Doughboy World War I Weekend on Governors Island. (Anthony C. Hayes) New York: It’s a sunny Sunday afternoon on beautiful Governors Island. Couples stroll hand-in-hand around the promenade, stopping now and again […]

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Displays inside the Prairie Mound Schoolhouse at the Gen John J. Pershing Boyhood Home in Laclede, MO. (Anthony C. Hayes)

John J. Pershing Historic site to dedicate Commemorative Garden to fallen Americans of WWI

LACLEDE., MO: There was nothing about the boyhood of John J. Pershing which would hint of his eventual fame. When his chores on the two family farms were complete,

Copperthite pie company heir recalls efforts which provided ‘Dough for the Doughboys’

At first glance, the black Model T box truck – replete with it’s creamy-white “Connecticut - Copperthite Pie Company” lettering – may seem hopelessly out of place. Why would

American soldiers on the Piave front hurling a hand grenades during World War I.

A New Reading of World War I American Literature

One hundred years after U.S. involvement in World War I, it is time to revisit our literature that came out of that conflict--because we are only now, finally, able

Paul Sunderland Glass Bridge & Poppy Field at the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri

Military, civilian scholars discuss lasting impression of WWI

Paul Sunderland's Glass Bridge & Poppy Field at the National WWI Museum and Memorial. (Courtesy) On Thursday, March 29, the National WWI Museum and Memorial in Kansas City, Missouri marked

The Koran, Edgar Allan Poe and Science

Edgar Allan Poe has a reputation for mockery and secrecy. He loved to challenge his readers with riddles, hoaxes, and cryptography. He was a talented crypto-analyst and he wrote

Shovels used for the groundbreaking ceremony for the new World War I Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Anthony C. Hayes)

Veterans, dignitaries break ground for D.C. World War I Memorial

Shovels used for the groundbreaking ceremony for the new World War I Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Anthony C. Hayes) In an act which many Americans feel is long overdue, almost

Leading by Example: Christian newscaster Tim Tooten believes ‘We are all held accountable’

For almost thirty years, Dr. Tim Tooten Sr. has covered the education beat for WBAL-TV 11 News. Tooten is widely respected in the news business and has won a

Hurricane Irma National Key Deer Refuge bunkhouse maintenance facilities have significant damage Photo by USFWS

Baltimore artist utilizes evocative painting to aid victims of Hurricane Irma

National Key Deer Refuge bunkhouse and maintenance facilities show significant damage from Hurricane Irma. Photo by USFWS Hurricane Irma – the most powerful storm to strike the United States since

Baruch Rosenstein and Yechiel Brejt were two of the rabbinic students who led Kol Nidre services at North Oaks Senior Community in Pikesville, Maryland. (Anthony C. Hayes)

Kol Nidre unites retirees, rabbinic students in prayer

Baruch Rosenstein and Yechiel Brejt: two of the students who helped lead Kol Nidre at North Oaks. (Anthony C. Hayes) Solemnity surrounds the recitation of the ancient Aramaic prayer known

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