Updates from the Veterans History Project (VHP): Girl Crazy and Political: A Comparison of ‘Twenty-somethings’ Born a Century Apart- Dispatch July 24, 2017

A Library of Congress Junior Fellow working with Veterans History Project (VHP) World War I collections compared the mind-sets of her generation with those who were in the same age range 100 years ago. Fellow and recent graduate Justina Moloney, today wrote a guest blog post for “Folklife Today,” which highlights some of her discoveries, including one veteran’s letters to multiple “girlfriends,” and another’s strong views on the United States as an international superpower. Millennials and baby boomers alike may find Moloney’s post intriguing.
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