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					                The demand for workers in war industries created many social opportunities.




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The United
States during
WWII


                         Liberman, Howard. 5x7 created in 1942
                         Call # LC-USe6-D-004371 DLC Library of Congress
                         Prints & Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540


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WWII
                     Hollem, Howard R. Officer of War Information. Overseas Picture Division , Wahsington Division 1944
                     R.LC-USE6-D-006771 Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540


                Naval air base, Corpus Christi, Texas. Pearl Harbor widows have gone into war work to carry on the fight with
                a personal vengeance. Mrs. Virginia Young (right), whose husband was one of the first casualties of World War II,
                is a supervisor in the assembly and repairs department of the naval air Base at Corpus Christi, Texas.

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                 Read about what people did with extra money during the war and their work ethic.




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WWII




                Mervin Garver Interview, Oral History Collection University of North Texas Oral History Program


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                See how businesses and local civic organizations showed their support for the war effort.




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                 Leonard Tormey. Photograph shows a window of a business in the 900 block of Third Street.
                 A project sponsored by the Lion's Club displayed pictures of those serving in World War II by 1942.
                 1942.

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                With millions of men away fighting the war women moved into workforce taking jobs previously done only by men.




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                Hollem, Howard R. “Rita Rodriguey” 1942 LC-USW36-37 Farm Security Administration- Office of War
                Information Collection Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540



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                                   Read about women taken jobs previously held by men.




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Home Front,
The United
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WWII


                Mervin Garver Interview, Oral History Collection University of North Texas Oral History Program




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                 The demand for workers in war industries created many social opportunities.
                  Workers leaving Pennsylvania shipyards, Beaumont, Texas


                Vachon, John. Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Collection
                June 1943 LC-USW36-839

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The United
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WWII

                Vachon, John. Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Collection 1943 May, LC-USW36-821
                Library Of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA.
                         Loading sulphur from vat, Freeport Sulphur Co., Hoskins Mound, Texas



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Home Front,
The United
States during
WWII
                Instructor explaining the operation of a parachute to student pilots, Meacham field, Fort Worth, Tex.



                  Rothstein, Arthur. Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Collection 1944,
                  Library of Congress Print and Photographs Division Washington, D.C> 20540 USA




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WWII

                        Texas industry contributed to all aspects of the U.S. war effort in this photo workers are
                        assembling a Liberator Bomber, at Consolidated Aircraft Corp., Fort Worth, Texas


                Hollem, Howard R. Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Collection 1944,
                Library of Congress Print and Photographs Division Washington, D.C LC-USW36-27 1942

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                                                Southland Paper Mill, Kraft
                                                (Chemical) Pulp Used in Making
                                                newsprint, Lufkin, Texas.

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Source                                          Vachon, John. Farm Security
                                                Administration- Office of War
Adventures:                                     Information Collection.
                                                Library of Congress Prints and
Home Front,                                     Photographs Division
The United                                      Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
                                                LC-USW36-835 April 1943
States during
WWII




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                                  Read about the collection of war critical metals.




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Home Front,
The United
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WWII
                Mervin Garver Interview, Oral History Collection University of North Texas Oral History Program




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Home Front,
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WWII
                Gigantic Scrap yard in the heart of Akron, Ohio, was the scene of great activity during intensive scrape metal drive.




                Created 1942 September, Office of War Information. Farm Security Administration—office of War Information
                Photograph Collection (Library of Congress) Washington Division, 1944 Library of Congress Prints & Photographs
                Division Washington, DC 20540


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                               Read about the problems getting scrap iron.




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Adventures:
Home Front,
The United
States during
WWII            Mervin Garver Interview, Oral History Collection University of North Texas Oral History Program




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Primary                                                                                     Working inside the fuselage
                                                                                            of a Liberator Bomber,
Source                                                                                      Consolidated Aircraft Corp.,
                                                                                            Fort Worth, Texas
Adventures:
Home Front,
The United
States during
WWII




                Hollem, Howard R. Farm Security Administration-Office of War Information Collection October 1944,
                Library of Congress Print and Photographs Division Washington, D.C LC-USW36-24 LC-DIG-fasc-1a34928 DLC
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                   Read about what Garver thought about people’s work ethic during the war.




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WWII




                Mervin Garver Interview, Oral History Collection University of North Texas Oral History Program


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States during
WWII

                     Construction of the liberty ship "Booker T. Washington." The "Booker T. Washington," first liberty ship to
                     be named for a African American , is shown being rushed to completion on one of the ways of the
                     California Shipbuilding Corporation.


                Alfred T. Palmer, created 1942 September, Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division, 1944
                Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540
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WWII

                      A general view of some of the shipways at the California Shipbuilding Corporation's yards shows three ships


                Alfred T. Palmer, created 1942 September, Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division, 1944
                Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540


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Home Front,
The United
States during
WWII
                    “construction of the liberty ship Booker T. Washington” Jesse Kermit Lucas, an experienced
                    African American welder, is shown instructing his white apprentice, Rodeny Gail Chesney.


                Alfred T. Palmer, created 1942 September, Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division.
                Washington Division, 1942 Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division Washington, DC 20540


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                               Read about pay during wartime and gas rationing.




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                Mervin Garver Interview, Oral History Collection University of North Texas Oral History Program



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                                           A T-1 Transportation Mileage Ration Book (used) with attached stamps.
                                           Note each unit of Gasoline equals one gallon of gas




Primary              T-1 Transportation Mileage Ration. United States of America Office of Price Administration Form OPA R-532 A.
Source               U.S. Government Printing Office: 1942.

Adventures:
Home Front,
The United      See a gas ration book and
                Read about how hard it was to
States during   Buy gas.

WWII


                  Desmond R. and Rose G. Tyler, 9 June 1999 Interview, Oral History Collection University of North Texas Oral History Program




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                Read a government
                pamphlet explaining
                The need to ration
                canned goods.
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Home Front,
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                “Why Canned Fruits,
States during   Vegetables, and
                Soups are Rationed.”
WWII            (Washington D.C.
                U.S. Office of Price
                Administration
                January 1943)




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                    See a food ration book.




                War Ration Book Four. United States of America
                Office of Price Administration OPA form R-145.
Primary         U.S. Government Printing Office: 1945

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Home Front,
The United
States during
WWII




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Primary          Examine a poster explaining how
                 to use a ration book.
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Adventures:
Home Front,
The United
States during
WWII
                “Why Canned Fruits, Vegetables, and
                Soups are Rationed.” (Washington D.C.
                U.S. Office of Price Administration
                January 1943), 2.




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WWII
                 The need to conserve energy extends to all aspects of
                 civilian life during World War II. Examine selections
                  from a pamphlet urging the conservation of fuel.

                Why Fuel Will be Short this Winter:
                12 Easy ways to Keep Warmer. Imprint between 1940-1945.


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                                           Read about how the wartime experience broadened many people.




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                Evelyn Myers McCune. 4 August 1996 interview. Oral History Collection University of North Texas Oral History Program




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                 See what the government
Source           recommended to reduce the
Adventures:      Need for heating homes.

Home Front,     Why Fuel Will be Short this
                Winter: 12 Easy ways to
The United      Keep Warmer. Imprint
                between 1940-1945.
States during
WWII




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                 Morale is always key to an army and
                 letters form home were eagerly
Primary          sought. Read guidelines on what
                 people were urged write about.
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Home Front,
The United      “Humorale Stationery for When
                You Write.” part of stationery
States during   package

WWII




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                                                      V-Mail template
                                                      detailing how to
                                                      write V-Mail.



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                Morale is always key to an army
                and letters form home were
                eagerly sought. Read guidelines on
                people were urged not to write
                about

Primary
Source          “Humorale Stationery for When
Adventures:     You Write.” part of stationery
                package
Home Front,
The United
States during
WWII




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                See a 4th war loan
                advertisement. Such war loan
                Were crucial in financing the
Primary         war. $185.7 Billion
                in securities were sold.
Source
Adventures:     Display Your Colors: We
Home Front,     Bought Extra War Bonds
                4th War Loan Washington,
The United      D.C.: War Finance
                Division Treasury
States during   Department, 1943.

WWII




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                                           Poster encouraging people to buy war
                                           bonds to support the war effort.
Primary
Source                                    U.S. Treasury Department War Saving Staff. “Till
                                          We Meet Again, Buy War Bonds.” Illustrator
Adventures:                               Joseph Hirsch
                                          UNT Rare Books and Texana Collections:
Home Front,                               http://digital.library.unt.edu/permalink/meta-dc-448
The United
States during
WWII




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                Read bout how many U.S. cities
Primary         Near quite managed blackout
                conditions.
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Home Front,
The United
States during
WWII



                  Evelyn Myers McCune. 4 August 1996 interview. Oral History Collection University of North Texas Oral History Program


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                                                                                                                    See how a city
                                                                                                                    looked under
Primary                                                                                                             Black out
                                                                                                                    conditions.
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Home Front,
The United
States during
WWII

                Leonard Tormey. Photograph of Rosenberg, Texas during a black out during World War II. The photograph
                was taken from the water tower. Long streak of white light from right corner that extends to near center of photo.
                Automobiles can be seen under lit parking areas on right also. A few lights in windows can be seen. 1942




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