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Forgotten veterans, invisible memorials : how American women commemorated the Great War, 1917-1945

Title
Forgotten veterans, invisible memorials : how American women commemorated the Great War, 1917-1945 / Allison S. Finkelstein.
ISBN
9780817321017
0817321012
9780817393687
Publication
Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, [2021]
Copyright Notice Date
©2021
Physical Description
xiv, 265 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary
"Investigates the ground-breaking role American women played in commemorating those who served and sacrificed in World War I"-- Provided by publisher.
Variant and related titles
How American women commemorated the Great War, 1917-1945
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
September 27, 2021
Series
War, memory, and culture.
War, memory, and culture
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Carry on : the Women's Overseas Service League and veteranist commemorations
Service inscribed in stone : compromise at the American Red Cross's Memorial Building to Women of the World War
Commemoration through rehabilitation : the World War Reconstruction Aides Association
"Let us take up the torch individually and collectively" : the American War Mothers and veteranist commemorations
"A great and living monument" : the Gold Star Pilgrimages as veteranist memorials
Conclusion: Beyond the Great War.
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