Highlights: Red Summer Riots 1919

Episode #132

Host - Theo Mayer

  • 100 Years Ago: Red Summer Riots - Dr. Jeffrey Sammons | @02:10
  • Great War Project: Retrospective - Mike Shuster | @15:15
  • Introducing the A.E.F. Memorial Corps - Host | @25:15
  • New Digital Download: Hello Girls Single - Host | @27:35
  • Articles & Posts: Weekly Dispatch - Host | @31:00

World War I - THEN

100 Years Ago This Week

Red Summer 1919 - Dr. Jeffrey Sammons

https://as.nyu.edu/content/nyu-as/as/faculty/jeffrey-sammons.html

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffrey_Sammons

https://www.meridian.org/profile/dr-jeffrey-sammons/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Summer

https://www.worldwar1centennial.org/index.php/about/the-commission/advisory-boards/historical-advisory-board.html

http://ww1cc.org/valor 

Henry, Charles, “Remembering the Red Summer of 1919, UC Berkeley Blog, https://blogs.berkeley.edu/2019/03/02/remembering-the-red-summer-of-1919/

Klinker, Adam, “The Legacy of 1919,” Creighton Magazine,

https://www.creighton.edu/creightonmagazine/2019sprfeaturelegacyof1919/

Krugler, David, 1919, the Year of Racial Violence: How African Americans Fought Back, 2014

Railton, Ben, “Racial Terrorism and the Red Summer of 1919.” Saturday Evening Post, June 19, 2019

https://www.saturdayeveningpost.com/2019/06/considering-history-racial-terrorism-and-the-red-summer-of-1919/

Tabler, Dave, “Knoxville’s Red Summer of 1919,”

http://www.appalachianhistory.net/2018/08/knoxvilles-red-summer-of-1919.html

Williams, Chad, “African American Veterans Hoped Their Service in World War I Would Secure Their Rights at Home. It Didn’t,” Time, November 12, 2018, https://time.com/5450336/african-american-veterans-wwi/

Race Riots of 1919 (a partial map)

https://www.arcgis.com/apps/MapJournal/index.html?appid=56186312471f47eca8aff16a8a990aa8

World War I - NOW

The Great War Project - Mike Shuster

https://www.GreatWarProject.org

mail:podcast@worldwar1centennial.org 

Commission News: Announcing A.E.F. Memorial Corps

The VFW Convention starts Saturday, July 20 and runs through the 24th in Orlando.

Link: https://www.vfw.org/media-and-events/120th-vfw-national-convention

Remembering Veterans

New Digital Download: Hello Girls Promo

Link: http://ww1cc.org/hello 

Articles and Posts

Highlight from the Dispatch Newsletter - Host 

Link: http://ww1cc.org/dispatch 

 

Sponsors:

The U.S. World War One Centennial Commission

Pritzker Military Museum and Library

The Doughboy Foundation

Production:

Executive Producer: Dan Dayton

Producer & Host: Theo Mayer

Line Producer: Juliette Cowall

Written by: Theo Mayer and David Kramer

Special guests:

Dr. Jeffrey Sammons

Mike Shuster

Interview Editing

Mac Nelsen
Tim Crowe

Research and support: JL Michaud

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