The Great War | WW1: The American Experience

Extended Through December 2019 1pm-6pm, Monday-Friday Veterans Gallery, Room 102 Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco Now known as Veterans Day, November 11 marked the 100th Anniversary of the 1918 Armistice ending World War I. The American Legion and the San Francisco World War One Armistice Commemoration Committee invite you to see our exhibition Great War/World War I: […]

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We’re Home—Now What?, National WW1 Museum & Memorial

March 12–Sept. 15, 2019 National WW1 Museum and Memorial 2 Memorial Drive Kansas City, MO 816 888-8100 From the earliest history of armed conflict soldiers have done their duty and returned to their homes and families. In the aftermath of World War I millions of servicemen and women came home from a war that was unprecedented in its impact on […]

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Older Adult Hiring Fair: Green Room, Veterans Building

Monday, August 5 Registration 9:30am 10am-2pm Green Room, 2nd Floor Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave. SF 415 834-5263 Register olderadulthiringfair.eventbrite.com Bring your resume and meet employers who are hiring… On-site interviews for older adult residents, peoples with disabilities and Veterans. Find jobs in Administration, Technology, Security, Maintenance, Healthcare, Hospitality, Customer Service and more… Veterans — need help with your […]

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Symphony For Veterans, Veterans Building

Summer Solstice Concert Symphony For Veterans Wednesday, July 31, 2019 6:00 PM – Sponsors’ Cocktail Reception 7:15 PM – Performance Wilsey Center for Opera Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave. San Francisco Tickets $75 Eventbrite Sponsorship start at $500   Swords to Plowshares The Bay Area’s leading services and advocacy nonprofit for veterans, is proud to host the 3rd Annual […]

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The Great War: Sundays 7/21, 28 & 8/4

Great War: American Experience Visit the program’s official website Discover how WWI transformed America through stories of African-American and Latino soldiers, feminist activists, Native-American “code talkers” and others whose participation in the war to “make the world safe for democracy” has been largely forgotten. Re-broadcast of this series begins on Sunday, July 21, 2019, KQED Plus, 8pm, 2-hours, 3-parts. Also […]

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The Great War | WW1 Exhibit: March 6-December 26, Veterans Gallery, Veterans Building

WW1 Veterans Gallery Exhibit extended through December 26 Open 1-6pm Mondays—Fridays Veterans Gallery, Room 102 1st Floor, Veterans Building   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 […]

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Versailles: 100 & Still Swinging

The Versailles Treaty Saturday, March 9, 2019 10am-12pm Room 221 Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Avenue The Peace of Versailles sets the stage for the modern world, including WW ll, the Cold War, the wars of National Liberation  and much of the geo-political strife we face today. Dr. J. Holmes Armstead Jr., J.D., Ph.D., L.L.D., D. Litt., D.H.L. (hc), Professor (ret) US Naval War College. […]

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Veterans’ Creative Art Exhibit At The Veterans Building

Veterans Creative Arts Festival

SF Veterans Creative Arts Exhibit February 20-28 Open Daily, 1-6pm Veterans Gallery A display of all entries submitted for the National Veterans Creative Arts Competition. This  exhibit features works by Veterans receiving healthcare at the San Francisco VA Medical Center & Community-based Outpatient Clinics: Santa Rosa, Eureka, Ukiah, Clearlake, San Bruno, & San Francisco. Categories include a variety of visual […]

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We Served With Hope, Dignity, Dedication, & Patriotism

World War 1: US Army's segregated 366th Infantry Officers: Abbott, Lowe, Fisher, White. National Archives

Celebrating Black History Month Exhibit Extended through February 28 Wednesdays-Sundays 1-8pm Veterans Gallery Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave. San Francisco Free Admission A visual history of African Americans in the military from the Revolutionary War through World War II. Photographs, posters and memorabilia from the collection of Vietnam Veteran Bertram C. Clark. In celebration of the unsung African American […]

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WW1 Centennial News: After The Armistice Part 2

December 14, 2018 – Episode #101 The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Contact us if you have any questions. Highlights: The Aftermath Part II Host: Theo Mayer Part II of a special 2-part series examining the immediate aftermath of the Armistice signing. Preview of coming attractions – […]

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