On this day 100 years ago, the U.S.A. entered the war against Germany. This would not only change world history, but it would also be the beginning of a huge shift in the perception of our German-American culture as well. We will explore that history in the coming months. But today we wanted to draw your attention to the available online resources being unveiled and shared.
At the Missouri State Archives: http://missourioverthere.org/
At the Missouri History Museum: http://mohistory.org/ww1
And on NPR: http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/100-years-later-st-louis-and-nation-remember-great-war#stream/0
My friend Jim Merkel will be sharing some St. Louis Missouri stories about this subject at about 4:20 CDT as well, and I hope you can tune in.