The Great War | WW1 Exhibit

November 9-January 17
1pm-8pm, Daily (closed on holidays*)
Veterans Gallery, Room 102
Veterans Building
401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco

Great War/World War 1: The American Experience historical display focuses on the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) and honors men and women from Northern California who served at home and in France. Through artifacts, photographs, period posters, poetry, and explanatory text, we explore the motivations and sacrifices that tipped the war in favor of the Allies.

Twelve themed wall panels follow the American Experience in The Great War

Also on display in artifacts an photos: 363d Infantry Regiment—San Francisco’s Own, Aviation: Deadly Skies, Machine Guns, barbed wire, and artillery = industrialized slaughter, Propaganda, Trench Art, Typical Soldiers’ Gear & Authentic Uniforms

Exhibit Curators
Paul Cox, Dana Lombardy, Ken Maley, Nelson Lum, Janice Tong

Sponsors American Legion District Eight, American Legion War Memorial Commission, World War One Armistice Centennial Commemoration Committee

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* Exhibit is closed on these holidays

  • Christmas Monday & Tuesday, December 24 & 25
  • New Year Monday & Tuesday, December 31 & January 1,