World War I & the Copper Country (WW1CC) is a community-wide commemoration of the Copper Country’s (Houghton, Keweenaw, Baraga, and Ontonagon counties) participation in the First World War. The project is a grant-supported collaboration of exhibits and events provided for free to the public from June 21 to November 11, 2018. This project’s partners include Michigan Technological University, the Carnegie Museum of the Keweenaw, and Finlandia University.
WWICC's symposium, Armistice & Aftermath, was a two-day series of presentations held at Michigan Technological University, Memorial Union Building, September 28-29.
Armistice Day 2018 marks the centenary end of World War I. This symposium explored the conditions and impacts of the Great War as experienced during and afterward, with a special focus on the perspective from the American Heartland.
View the PDF of the complete proceedings here
View the PDF of the complete program here