Check it Out Event WW1: Dancing on the Home Front

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Join Amy Bowring, dance historian with Dance Collection Danse, as she shares her research on the Newfoundland women who used dance, music and recitation to boost home front morale during WWI. Also, David Mercer will provide an insight on Lasting Remembrance: an innovative digital humanities project, that brings together Memorial Libraries diverse collections and resources that highlight Newfoundland’s role in the Great War. Finally, Colleen Quigley, Acting Head of Archives and Special Collections, will profile some the hidden archival gems of the performing arts in Newfoundland during WWI.