Stories from the Front: Sleeper and the American Field Service
Beauport creator Henry Davis Sleeper, together with Abram Piatt Andrew established the American Field Service during World War I. Sleeper recruited volunteers and raised significant funds for Model T Fords to be used as ambulances. An introduction to the American Field Service (AFS) by William Foley and Ronald Poteat is followed by a brief tour of Beauport highlighting AFS objects and stories, as well as a talk by George King III who recently recreated a 1916 field hospital vehicle.
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