Archaeologist and curator Timothy Kendall shares the story of his grandfather and great-uncle, who volunteered as ambulance drivers in the American Field Service during World War I. Serving in the Balkans and France, respectively, the Boston-born brothers documented their experiences in photographs and journals. Gloucester resident Abram Piatt Andrew founded the American Field Service with Beauport's Henry Davis Sleeper.
Following the talk, at 2:30 p.m., stay for a screening of Our Friend France, the 1917 film, produced by the Triangle Film Corporation, that Sleeper used to recruit volunteers and crucial funds for the effort. The film screens courtesy of the Archives of the American Field Service and AFS Intercultural Programs.