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The West Virginia State Museum at The Culture Center


Discovery Room 20: West Virginians at War

Discovery Room 20

This exhibit, an extension of the Show Path, displays artifacts related to the Spanish-American War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, and the recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq. Artifacts from each war help illustrate stories of bravery and heroism as well as the support of West Virginians on the home front. The room has drawers to open and features several AV presentations. (AV - Running time varies from 2:54 - 6:24)

Special Thanks!
Videos courtesy of West Virginia Public Broadcasting
Videographer/Editor: Janet Kunicki
Narrator: Beth Vorhees


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THE SHOWPATH
BREAKDOWN

DISCOVERY ROOM 1
AN ANCIENT LAND

DISCOVERY ROOM 2
PREHISTORIC PEOPLE

DISCOVERY ROOM 3
CONFLICT AND SETTLEMENT

DISCOVERY ROOM 4
FRONTIER LIFE

DISCOVERY ROOM 5
JOHN BROWN'S RAID

DISCOVERY ROOM 6
THE WAR WITHIN A STATE

DISCOVERY ROOM 7
THE CASE FOR STATEHOOD

DISCOVERY ROOM 8
THE BIG CITY

DISCOVERY ROOM 9
THE FAMILY FARM

DISCOVERY ROOM 10
THE COMPANY STORE

DISCOVERY ROOM 11
CHANGING ROLES OF WOMEN

DISCOVERY ROOM 12
TRAINS AND RAILROADS

DISCOVERY ROOM 13
BOATS AND RIVERS

DISCOVERY ROOM 14
INDUSTRIALIZATION

DISCOVERY ROOM 15
THE MINING LIFE

DISCOVERY ROOM 16
THE STATE CAPITOL

DISCOVERY ROOM 17
IT'S NOT ALL WORK

DISCOVERY ROOM 18
THE GREAT DEPRESSION

DISCOVERY ROOM 19
THE MINE WARS

DISCOVERY ROOM 20
WEST VIRGINIANS AT WAR

DISCOVERY ROOM 21
LATE 20th CENTURY

DISCOVERY ROOM 22
CELEBRATING WEST VIRGINIA

DISCOVERY ROOM 23
FROM HERE TO THERE

DISCOVERY ROOM 24
PAINTING AND SCULPTURE

DISCOVERY ROOM 25
A LEGACY OF CRAFTSMANSHIP

DISCOVERY ROOM 26
TRADITIONS OF MUSIC