Our traveling exhibits are the perfect way to bring our resources to your community. All exhibits have been specially designed for easy installation in museums, libraries, community centers, and other traditional and nontraditional environments. These exhibits are also the perfect way to add a meaningful component to your next special event. Bring the story of the American experience in World War II beyond our Museum's walls to your community!
So Ready for Laughter: The Legacy of Bob Hope
American entertainer Bob Hope began his career as an immigrant who came to the United States with his family as a young boy. In the early 1920s, he worked as a newsboy, a butcher’s assistant, a shoe salesman, and an amateur boxer to scrape by. In the decades that followed, Hope shaped his art on the vaudeville stage, and by the start of World War II, he was just emerging as one of America’s most popular radio and film stars.
Ghost Army: The Combat Con Artists of World War II
The special exhibit Ghost Army: The Combat Con Artists of World War II, on view in the Hall of Democracy’s Senator John Alario, Jr. Special Exhibition Hall from March 5 to January 31, 2021, and curated by the Museum’s James Linn, tells the story of the 23rd and their deception operations across Europe through featured artifacts such as artwork, uniforms, an inflatable tank, and more.
Fighting For The Right To Fight
This exhibition highlights some of the extraordinary achievements of African Americans during World War II, both overseas and on the Home Front.
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Follow the industrial journey that took the United States from a nation perilously unprepared for war to a global superpower that led the Allies to victory in World War II.
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Through iconic photographs, Infamy: December 7, 1941 illustrates the attack on Pearl Harbor and examines the moments that led the United States into World War II.
Pelican State Goes to War: Louisiana in World War II
On December 8, 1941, just one day after the Pearl Harbor attacks, the United States officially entered World War II—Louisiana, however, was already front and center in the country’s defense preparations. From 1940 to 1945, Louisiana’s war efforts triggered massive changes throughout the state and the country, and these wartime experiences laid the groundwork for the new, postwar world that emerged from the 20th century’s greatest struggle.