Otto Kappelmann World War I Collection

This year marks the centennial of the United States entering World War One. The Great War had a huge effect on the development of the modern world and on the everyday lives of millions of people in America and around the globe. Continue reading

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The Oddest Remedies

When Woodrow Wilson had a serious stroke in early October 1919, the public was told only that he was suffering from “nervous exhaustion” following a grueling speaking tour throughout the western U.S. to sway opinion in favor of the League of Nations. Cary Grayson, Wilson’s physician and friend was inundated with suggestions from other doctors and members of the general public who held President Wilson in high esteem and wanted to help him recover. Continue reading