The WW1 Letters of Alice O'Brien

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History Lounge
The WW1 Letters of Alice O'Brien

Tue., Apr 11, 2017, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
345 W. Kellogg Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55102



In March 1918, 26-year-old Alice O'Brien of St. Paul set off for wartime France. As the daughter of a wealthy family, Alice had no need to work or go to war. But she, like hundreds of American women, traveled "over there" to serve as an auxiliary nurse, a canteen worker and supply truck driver—experiences she described in breezy, but telling letters home from the front lines. Join author and historian Nancy O'Brien Wagner for a talk about Alice O'Brien's adventure in wartime France. 

O'Brien Wagner is the editor of Alice in France: The World War I Letters of Alice M. O'Brien

2017-04-11 19:00:00 2017-04-11 19:00:00 America/Chicago The WW1 Letters of Alice O'Brien Minnesota History Center