Dara Fillmore graduated in 2014 with a degree in Public History. She enjoys archival work and historical research, giving museum tours, historical writing, conducting oral history interviews, and attending rendezvous. She created this Century America website over the course of a semester for an independent study in history. She had never created a website before, nor had she done so much research for a project in her entire life. She gained many skills through the process of creating Near the Great Lakes During the Great War. Dara’s hobbies include outdoor activities, journalism, training animals, photography and videography, playing folk instruments, and cleaning.