Penn History

A Brief History of Global Engagement at the University of Pennsylvania

International Crises: Penn’s Involvement in the Global Conflicts in the 20th Century

This exhibit was created by Alison D. Graham, a University Archives Research Fellow during the summer of 2007

Spanish-American War, nurses from the University of Pennsylvania tending ill soldiers on hospital train, 1898
The Spanish-American War of 1898
World War I training unit demobilization at Penn, December 1918
World War I
World War II, U.S. Army War Show at Franklin Field, 1942
World War II
War Memorial Flagpole dedication, November 1952
Korean War
Antiwar protestors on College Hall after Nixon's announcement of United States involvement in Cambodia, 1970
The War in Vietnam