The Great War in Broad Outlines, a traveling exhibition commemorating World War I and honoring the centennial anniversary of the U.S. entry into the War, opens in Atlanta on March 6, 2017 at Atlanta History Center | 130 West Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta, GA 30305. Told in more than 30 panels, the exhibition chronicles many events including the efforts of Herbert Hoover, as head of the U.S. Food Administration, in providing humanitarian relief to those starving in wartime Belgium.
The Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has selected Atlanta as the only Southeastern venue to host the exhibition that honors the human sacrifice of more than 116,000 U.S. military in the “war to end all wars.”
This exhibition has been produced by the Belgian National Institute for Veterans and Victims of War and sponsored by the Consulate General of Belgium in Atlanta, Honorary Consulate of Belgium in Miami and UPS. Co-sponsored by the European and Eurasian Studies Program, Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, Department of History Department of Politics and International Relations and Honors College.