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National World War I Museum and Memorial
2 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64108
Hundreds of women, fluent in multiple languages, served within the U.S. Army Signal Corps, playing a pivotal role in wartime communication. They became known as the “Hello Girls.”
This year, Women’s History Month coincides with the 100th anniversary of the overseas deployment of the Signal Corps Female Telephone Operators Unit. Join Elizabeth Cobbs, author of The Hello Girls: America’s First Women Soldiers, in a discussion on the invaluable role these pioneering woman served and their legacy today.
Presented in partnership with the National Archives of Kansas City. Cash bar/small plates available.
FREE with RSVP
J.C. Nichols Auditorium Lobby