Friday, October 6, 2017

Register TODAY for this interesting, never-before-heard history course on the Palouse & WWI

The Palouse & WWI @ the Colfax TEK Center Thursdays, Oct. 12 - Nov. 9, 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

***Unfortunately this course was cancelled due to low enrollment. If you are interested in an ACT 2 class, you are encouraged to register early if planning to attend. Please look for this course again in upcoming semesters.***

The Palouse, played a little known, but important role in the First World War, even before the U.S. entered the conflict in April 1917. Join instructor Richard Sola on Thursdays, beginning October 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Colfax Library's TEK Center, and discover how the area prepared, as America geared up to fight the War to End All Wars. Southest Washington changed overnight, with women entering the workforce, food rationing, Victory Gardens, a universal draft, censorship, and the search for spies and subversives. Especially important, was the need to protect from sabotage the local production of wheat, timber, and minerals - all essential components of the war effort. Using original sources, learn how the Palouse region responded to major social changes as the war raged in Europe.
Cost is $35 for five workshops. For additional information or to register, call Community Colleges of Spokane at (509) 279-6030, visit or call Whitman County Library at (509) 397-4366 for registration forms.

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