Event Date: April 25, 2020

A conference exploring the history of Riverside's community history in the World War I Era.

Saturday, April 25, 2020 - 8:45 am to 4 pm Grand Parisian Ballroom - The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa

Free and open to the public


“Why World War I Matters for American Society” 

Dr. Jennifer Keene, Professor of History, Chapman University

“Riverside, Paris, Zurich: Feminist Internationalism and the Peace of 1919”

Dr. Mona Siegel, Professor of History, California State University, Sacramento

“Peace and Friendship: Frank A. Miller’s Relationships with Peace Activists before World War I”

Theresa Hanley, Independent Researcher and Curator

“Internationalism, Imperialism, and Collecting Tragedy at the Mission Inn”

Dr. Emily McEwen, Independent Scholar and Curator

“World War I Memorials and the Dissipation of Memory”

Dr. Mark Levitch, National Gallery of Art

“Frank A. Miller and the Building of the Soldiers’ Memorial and Municipal Auditorium, 1928-1929”

Dr. Vince Moses, Independent Scholar and Curator

Moderator and Summary Comments

Dr. Kenya Davis-Hayes, Professor of History, California Baptist University

This project was made possible with support from California Humanities, a non-profit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Visit calhum.org.