To commemorate the United States entrance into World War I, the Brown County Historical Society (BCHS and New Ulm Public Library will present a speaker series looking at Minnesota's connection to the war. The series will run January-June.
Here is the list -
Stephen Osman: "Minnesota and the Great War: The Military Experience" - Thursday, February 16, Noon, Brown County Historical Society
Mary Wingerd: "So Long, Civil Liberties: World War I and the Rule of the Minnesota Commission for Public Safety" - Thursday, March 30, 7pm New Ulm Community Center
Christopher Gehrz: "Lest We Forget: WWI Memorials" - Thursday, April 20, 7pm, New Ulm Public Library
Greg Gaut: "The Minnesota Home Guard in WWI" - Thursday, May 11, 7pm, New Ulm Public Library
This event is made possible by a grant provided by the Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative and was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC:
For more information, please contact the New Ulm Public Library: 507.359.8331
New Ulm Community Center, 600 N German St, New Ulm, MN