The Great War | WW1: The American Experience

World War 1 Exhibit Veterans Building San Francisco

November 9-January 17 1pm-8pm, Daily* 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: The […]

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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 Wednesdays-Sundays 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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WW1 Centennial News: After The Armistice Part 1

In the Commonwealth, they chose to use headstones instead of crosses for their fallen with the soldier's nationality and religion carved in.

December 7, 2018 – Episode #100 The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Highlights: The Aftermath Part I Host: Theo Mayer Part I of a special 2-part series examining the immediate aftermath of the Armistice signing. Preview of coming attractions – Host | @00:25 The immediate […]

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WW1 Centennial News: Thanksgiving 1918

November 23, 2018 – Episode #99 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: Thanksgiving Special Host: Theo Mayer What are we thankful for on this Thanksgiving? | @ 00:25 How to help build the National WWI Memorial in Washington DC […]

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WW1 Centennial News: Sacred Service

World War One Sacred Service, November 11, 2018

November 16, 2018 – Episode #98 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. Special: Sacred Service Host: Theo Mayer This special episode brings you the sound of World War I Armistice Day Sacred Service, a multi-denominational service honoring the Centennial of […]

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WW1 Centennial News: The Run-up To Armistice

November 11, 2018 – Episode #97 The player below allows you to share and download the show from here as well. See buttons on the top right. Highlights: The Run-up to the Armistice Host: Theo Mayer 100 Years Ago… The Run-up to the Armistice – Host | @02:10 Was America crucial to winning the war? – Prof. Geoffrey Wawro | […]

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