The History Department hosts lectures, workshops and events for students, faculty and the UCF community.

Monday, November 04, 2019

  • Veterans Month 2019 Event: “So-called” Disabilities: The Last Stand of the United Spanish War Veterans

    Trevor Colbourn Hal: 203

    Dr. Barbara A. Gannon will talk about veterans of the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars (1898-1902). Like other generations of veterans, these men created their own veterans’ organization, the United Spanish War Veterans. The generation of 1898 needed this organization during the Great Depression when Congress passed an economy act (1933) that reduced their disability pensions. The United Spanish War Veterans …

    UCF History Department