Getting Students Involved with the Centennial Commission of World War 1

Imagination Fort Worth is proud to announce a partnered effort to get students involved in the history of the United States World War 1. The exhibition at the Fort Worth Public Library, From Cowboy to Doughboy – North Texas in WWI: Mobilization for “The Great War,” gives students a chance to experience an interactive tour with local historical figures brought to life by theater students from Trimble Tech High School’s Theater program. A library tour educating students on the vast resources the library has to offer, and readings of actual letters from home in Texas to soldiers serving in the war, as well as poetry and essays from the time, set to period music, will be read by actors from Trimble Tech in period dress. Topics covered in the WW I exhibition and the ImagineGuide educational guide provided by Imagination Fort Worth to the teachers attending for classroom use: A WWI Timeline; Pre-War and Mexico Texas Border Conflicts; The Army & Camp Bowie; Multi-Cultural Aspects of WWI & North Texas; Regional Culture; Army Air Service and Royal Flying Corps Airfields; The Home Front; World Overview.


An overview of the Exhibit

Skits from the Exhibit

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