Poetry and The Poppy: 'In Flanders Fields' and One Woman’s Role in Creating a Symbol of Remembrance

November 16, 2017 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Veterans and audience members will take part in reading lines from "In Flanders Fields," followed by a discussion of the poppy and Moina Michael, who started the movement to use the poppy as a symbol of remembrance. Free to all, the program sponsored by Mississippi State University Libraries is part of World War I and America, a two-year national initiative of 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.

Type
Presentation
Location
John Grisham Room on the third floor of Mitchell Memorial Library - 395 Hardy Road, Mississippi State, MS 39762
Cost
Free
Primary Sponsoring Organization
Mississippi State University Libraries
Sponsoring Organization's Web Site
Contact Name
Sarah McCullough
Contact Phone
(662) 325-2506
Contact Email
Additional Information
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