The First World War touched every corner of the country, including the communities of Latah County. Young men from north Idaho traveled to the war front while families "did their bit" on the home front. Explore this online exhibit to learn more about WWI's impacts on Latah County.
The First World War in Latah County, Idaho was developed by the Latah County Historical Society.
Zachary Wnek, Museum Curator, Latah County Historical Society, developed this exhibition for the Google Cultural Institute.
References used in research for this exhibition:
The Daily Star-Mirror, Assorted articles and editions 1917-1918, Moscow, Idaho, accessed via microfilm at the University of Idaho Library in Moscow, Idaho.
Petersen, Keith C., "Company Town," Washington State University Press, Pullman, Washington and Latah County Historical Society Moscow, Idaho, 1987.
All digital materials used in this exhibition are copyright the Latah County Historical Society (LCHS). Original materials can be found at the LCHS office and are available for research.