Lost Voices of the Great War:
Summit County in the First World War

Lost Voices of the Great War is a locally-produced documentary recounting the experiences of Summit County residents during World War I. Combining dramatic first-person accounts, narration, interviews and music, the film brings to life period letters, films, photographs and documents from local archives.

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Finding Lost Voices:
The Archivist's Role

A University of Akron archivist talks about researching Summit County's "Lost Voices" for the film.

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Educational Materials:

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Lost Voices of the Great War is a production of Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens and The University of Akron Archival Services. This program is made possible, in part, by Ohio Humanities, a state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.