"Wake UP, AMERICA! Civilization calls every man woman and child!"
—James Montgomery Flagg, WWI Propaganda Artist, 1917
         

 

WWI Project

The Winds and Words of War: WWI Propaganda Prints from the San Antonio Public Library

OLANA GROUP would like to dedicate the completion of the WWI International Tour project to the memory of Commissioner Paul Elizondo, Bexar County Commissioner's Court, San Antonio, Texas.

Bexar County and International Tour, 2015-2018, made possible by the generous support of the Bexar County Commissioner's Court and San Antonio Public Library, Texana Collection.

Exhibition received the National Endowment Traveling Masterpiece grant in 2008, from Texas Congressman Charlie Gonzales and toured for over four years in eight states across the United States. In 2015-2018, exhibition received a large grant from the Bexar County Commissioners Court to travel for two years internationally to six museums and libraries in France, Germany and the United Kingdom. Exhibition received recognition from the United States WWI Centennial Commission, Texas WWI Commission, French Legion of Honor Centennial Commission and the WWI Commission of the United Kingdom. In twelve years, over 250,000 students and the public have viewed the exhibition.

  • Museum: The Kennedy's, Berlin, Germany April - May 2017
  • Justus Liebig Haus, Darmstadt, Germany, May - June 2017
  • Mediatheque Jean Falala, Reims, France, July - October 2017
  • Wiltshire Museum, Devizes, United Kingdom, November 2017 - April 2018
  • Chateau de Blerancourt, Franco-American Museum, Blerancourt, France, June - September 2018
  • Museum of the Great War, Meaux, France, September - December 2018

 

 

 

MUSEUM THE KENNEDYS, Berlin
Reception for the exhibition, "Winds and Words of War", San Antonio Public Library Collection, international tour
sponsored by Bexar County Commissioners in honor of Centennial. April 6,2017.
   
Justus Liebig Haus
Darmstadt Germany, opening for the " Winds and Words of War", May 24th 2017.
With Lord Mayor Jochen Partsch and Tracey Ramsey Bennett San Antonio Public Library Foundation President
   
" Winds and Words of War" installation Mathilde Schneider,
Collection Manager
Chateau de BLerancourt, France
   
Mélanie Casajus and staff
Mediatheque Jean Falala Library, Reims, France
July 18 - October 1, 2017
Caroline Gorse, United State Embassy Cultural Officer
Carol Gragez, Chateau de BLerancourt, France
Franco-American Museum, Curator
   
Museum of the Great War Staff
Aurelie Perreten, Head of Collections
Anais Raynaud, Registrar
 
   
Wiltshire Museum -November 18,2017 with Mayor Nigel Carter
Wiltshire Museum - November 18,2017 with Mayor Nigel Carter Winds and Words of War:
Opening Musee de Franco- American, Chateau de Blerancourt, France
June 14,2018
   
Winds and Words of War:
Opening Musee de Franco- American, Chateau de Blerancourt, France
June 14,2018
Winds and Words of War:
Opening Musee de Franco- American, Chateau de Blerancourt, France
June 14,2018
   
Winds and Words of War:
Opening Musee de Franco- American, Chateau de Blerancourt, France
June 14,2018
 
   
   
   
 

Bexar County Commissioners Court delegation received by Embassy of the United States of America, September, 25th, 2018. Caroline Gorse Combalat, Chargee de Mission, Politique-Defense-Justice- Commemorations addressed our group. 

   

 

 
 

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