Learn how to find information on your Doughboy ancestor using United States Draft Registration cards; military records (when available); burial and prisoner of war records. We will also look at international records, women in the services and the impact of the Great Flu Pandemic of 1918.
Presenter: Nora Quinlan, Director of Reference and Instructional Library Services at the
NSU Alvin Sherman Library.
This program is part of a series of programs and exhibit that are part of World War I and America, a two-year national initiative of The Library of America presented in partnership with The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the National World War I Museum and Memorial, and other organizations, with generous support from The National Endowment for the Humanities.