October 18, 2023

NAAMCC Veterans Day Commemoration Program

Co-hosted by the National Park Service Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument Join us for a commemoration of military service and sacrifice. Learn the history of African Americans in the military, including Brigadier General Charles Young. Free admission to Veterans w/Military ID on November 11, 2023. Event schedule: 9 am – 1 pm • Participate […]

July 19, 2021

The Civilian Conservation Corps

The Civilian Conservation Corp established work camps on public and state lands to house, feed and provide education and social activities to the hundreds of thousands of corpsmen.

June 13, 2019

We Remember D-Day, June 6, 1944 – 75th Anniversary June 6, 2019

September 18, 2017

New World War II Exhibit, “African Americans Fighting for a Double Victory,” Opens Sat., Sept. 23

New World War II Exhibit Opens at National Afro-American Museum & Cultural Center in Wilberforce, Ohio

June 8, 2017

When Art Meets Army: The Dangerous Propaganda of World War II

If we examine the experiences of just a few Ohioans during World War II, we can see that wartime political artworks exaggerated and dangerous stereotypes about Japanese Americans.

May 4, 2017

Two Years at Stalag Luft III: The Story of an Ohio POW

From April 13, 1943, until April 29, 1945, Willard Lee Heckman was a prisoner of war in the German prison camp, Stalag Luft III.

December 9, 2016

Friends From the Past: Connecting Through the Archives

February 12, 2016

Call for Military Memorabilia: The Tuskegee Airmen and Lockbourne

From 1946 to 1949, the Tuskegee Airmen called Lockbourne Air Force Base in Franklin County home. Now, we need your help to preserve this important era from Ohio aviation history.

August 31, 2015

Soldiers From Ohio: Memories Shared Through Generations