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Beyond Futility: expectation and impact of the First World War
August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 18, 2018
An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until December 18, 2018
Beyond Futility is a year-long exhibit in Special Collections and College Archives, Musselman Library, Gettysburg College. It explores the First World War as a transformational experience for many, Gettysburg College alumni included. Through documents, photographs, and artifacts from the collections of Gettysburg College, the Adams County Historical Society, and private donors, Beyond Futility focuses on the creativity and adaptations that soldiers and civilians expressed on the Western Front and how the War followed these men and women home, impacting their perspectives and prospects.