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The Great War Centennial Exhibition, Part II

September 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Show Dates: September 1st – September 29th | Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History
The Great War Centennial Exhibition encompasses cemetery survey collections, veteran biographies and portraits, vintage rosters of individuals and auxiliary organizations that contributed to the war effort to keep democracy safe. The music made famous by Noble Sissle and the 369th Infantry “Harlem Hellfighters” Marching Band sparked a worldwide passion for jazz. Opening Reception: Please join us for the complimentary reception on Friday, September 9th from 7-9pm at the museum for a lecture on the war’s impact on the lives of Georgia and South Carolina military veterans and the upheaval of the Great Migration. Local musicians will perform selected songs from the WWI Era.