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The widespread use of steel protective helmets was among the major military and cultural changes wrought by the First World War (1914-1918). This exhibition showcases original helmets and includes photographs and other artifacts from the conflict.
Curated by Professor John W.I. Lee of the UCSB History Department with undergraduate research assistant: Sydney Martin.
Article in the Santa Barbara Independent "UCSB Library Reveals History Through Helmets."