I chose the classic IWW cartoon “Block Meets Block” from 1917ish for three reasons:
- It was the first image I found saved on my computer and it made my life easier.
- I’m working on a Digital History (dh) project about World War I in Lindsborg, KS, so it seemed at least a little bit relevant.
- And my charge into the no-person’s land of dh seems a little like a suicide mission.
I mean no disrespect with these quips and wildly inappropriate comparisons to the Great War, for I am fully aware of the hellish conditions these folks – whether civilian or soldier – encountered. I dearly hope that this little blog can inform modern people about the tragedy of 1914-18 and that relevant lessons can be learned from the experiences of 100 years ago.
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