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Posts published in “World War I”

East Germantown or Pershing?

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  One hundred years ago the people of East Germantown thought it would be a good idea to change the name of their town, but that decision came with a…

Harlem Hellfighters and Daniel G. Reid

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As anyone who has viewed the recent PBS American Experience documentary “The Great War” knows, the Harlem Hellfighters was the nickname of the 369th Infantry Regiment.  It was an African-American…

The First of Many Parades

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The folks in Richmond have always loved their parades. In the same issue that notified Richmond of the declaration of war, the Richmond Palladium announced that there would be a huge “patriotic celebration”…

War Hysteria on the First Day

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I had intended to ease into the story of Richmond’s part in World War One.  Today marks one hundred years since President Wilson had addressed Congress four days earlier, and…

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