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Wednesday, February 19 2020

Following World War I, Edison made a recording expressing his pride in the soldiers and reminds Americans of the enormous sacrifice and contribution made by the other allied nations.

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Saturday, February 15 2020

The third Monday in February remains a federal holiday celebrating George Washington's birthday. Despite efforts to establish a national holiday to honor all presidents, such was never enacted by Congress. Today, President's Day is a marketing and advertising campaign that borrowed Washington's Birthday and renamed it President's Day, but that's not all that happened to poor George's birthday celebration.

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Tuesday, February 11 2020

Brian Lanker’s much-anticipated exhibit, I Dream A World: Portraits of Black Women Who Changed America, will open at Washburn University’s Mulvane Art Museum on Friday, Feb. 14. There will be a reception from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. that is free and open to the public.

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Tuesday, February 11 2020

The St. Joseph Museums, Inc. has opened its newest traveling exhibit BOOM! The Rise & Fall of Black Business Districts in the East Hills Mall.

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Monday, February 10 2020

Programs on the Siberian Expedition, a film screening of a French dramedy on life in Post-WWI France, and race relations among soldiers fighting in Vietnam highlight February events at the National WWI Museum and Memorial.

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Monday, February 10 2020

Battle of Lexington State Historic Site and the Missouri Humanities Council are co-hosting the Show Me: Missouri Speaker's Bureau event, "Buffalo Soldiers: From Slave to Soldier," at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 25. at the historic site visitor center.

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Sunday, February 09 2020

The Mid-America Arts Alliance will present Away from Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories on March 6 from 6:00–8:00 p.m. at 2018 Baltimore during the monthly First Friday celebration in the Crossroads Art District in Kansas City. 

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Thursday, February 06 2020

Two posters featuring incredible photographs of the hundreds of thousands of fans celebrating the rally culminating the 2020 Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl title are now available with the proceeds benefitting America's official WWI Museum and Memorial.

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