Tag Archives: World War I

Looking Back at Chicago-Kent Stories

As another year winds to a close, now is a good time to reflect on our accomplishments in 2015.  After Chicago-Kent celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2013, 2015 was the year for our parent institution, Illinois Institute of Technology, to … Continue reading

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In my last post, I told you a little bit about the events commemorating the beginning of WWI which are taking place all across Europe. One of the events that I find most interesting is Lights Out. The Royal British … Continue reading

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Remembering June 28th

June 28, 2014 marks the centenary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary and his wife Sophie in Sarajevo.  It’s a wild story, but the date is most important to me right now as a chance to reflect … Continue reading

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Research Librarian Clare Willis’s WWI Project

2014 is the 100th anniversary of the year that the Great War/World War I/the War to End All Wars started.  To mark that anniversary, I am spending this entire year reading about nothing but World War I.  I’m alternating fiction … Continue reading

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