World War I and America

World War I and America examines the role the United States played in World War I and the impact of this move away from a policy of isolationism. Viewers will learn about life on the homefront and at war through documents, posters, and photos from the Gilder Lehrman Collection. Among the highlights are recruitment broadsides, a pro-war letter by Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson’s 1917 message to Congress, letters, diary entries, photographs from the Western Front, and more. 

Two people view the WWI exhibition on display


Size: Six freestanding sections, minimum 15–18 running feet for display.

Rental Fees: $450 for a four-week display period.

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Purchase information: Your institution may purchase a copy of this exhibition for permanent use for $1,875. The travel case is available as a separate purchase. 

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