New Traveling Exhibit
They Came to Fight: African Americans and the Great World War Exhibit
Monday - Saturday, 10 AM - 4 PM at the Fort Des Moines Museum
September 10 - October 10, 2011(Extended Dates)
Presentation (Brochure - PDF)
They Came to Fight: African Americans and the Great World War
September 17, 2011, 2:00 PM
McDaniels will discuss the African Americans who served during the Great War. Pellom McDaniels III is an assistant professor of history and American studies, specializing in African American history, biography, sports and masculinities studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Currently, he is researching and writing on the life and career of the nineteenth century jockey Isaac Murphy. McDaniels has also served as chairman of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum's Board of Directors, as a Trustee of the National World War I Museum, and as a board member of the Black Archives of Mid America in Kansas City.
|They Came To Fight Curriculum Materials
The 'They Came To Fight' exhibition is now available in the form of a curriculum. For more information on the same, please contact Dr. Pellom McDaniels at firstname.lastname@example.org .