28 items found
Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject contains "World War (1939-1945)"
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Cartoon strips featuring Lieutenant Jane, Army Nurse, promoting salvage of waste fats, 1940s

Cartoon strips featuring Lieutenant Jane, Army Nurse, promoting salvage of waste fats, 1940s

Date
1940 (circa)
Description
Cartoon strips distributed by the War Production Board to newspapers promoting the salvage and recycling of waste fats. The strips feature a character named Lieutenant Jane, Army Nurse, who receives letters from home describing what friends and family were doing to cooperate with the waste fat salvage program.
Collection
Directory of General Salvage Committee Chairmen and State Salvage Grease Committee as of May 15, 1943

Directory of General Salvage Committee Chairmen and State Salvage Grease Committee as of May 15, 1943

Date
1943-05-15
Description
List of salvage committee chairmen by county and community.
Collection
Flash Message Form for World War II Civilian Aircraft Observation Posts, 1940s

Flash Message Form for World War II Civilian Aircraft Observation Posts, 1940s

Date
1940 (circa)
Description
Blank form used by civilian aircraft observers to facilitate accurate reporting of airplanes flying over Florida during World War II. Observers were directed to record information about the passing aircraft and then immediately report to the United States Army by telephone.
Collection
Food Fights for Freedom campaign - Mobilization Guide, ca. 1943

Food Fights for Freedom campaign - Mobilization Guide, ca. 1943

Date
1943 (circa)
Description
This mobilization guide, entitled "How to Mobilize Your Community to Make Food Fight for Freedom," was produced by the War Food Administration and the Office of Price Administration in cooperation with the Office of War Information and the Office of Civilian Defense. The guide was designed mainly for local civil defense leaders to use in deploying strategies to conserve food at the local level. The guide describes the objectives of the Food Fights for Freedom campaign, including educating the public about the importance of food, growing the right kinds of food at the right time of year, curtailing waste, cooperating with the rationing program, preserving food, etc. Suggested stratgies for educating the public on how to achieve these goals included home visits, community meetings, theater, press and radio announcements, award programs, proclamations, parades, information booths, exhibits, poster contests, and community food projects.
Collection
Graphics illustrating the importance of salvaging waste fats during World War II, 1940s

Graphics illustrating the importance of salvaging waste fats during World War II, 1940s

Date
1940 (circa)
Description
Features distributed by the War Production Board to newspapers during World War II to help educate consumers about the importance of salvaging and recycling waste fats. Used cooking fats could be converted into glycerin, a key component of explosives.
Collection
Junior Salvage Army Bulletin, October 21, 1942

Junior Salvage Army Bulletin, October 21, 1942

Date
1942-10-21
Description
Newsletter describing progress on the Junior Scrap Army program, in which the State Department of Education and local newspapers across the state teamed up to mobilize thousands of Floridian schoolchildren to help collect scrap metal for the war effort during World War II. Included are short reports from many of the counties. Teachers, students and administrators were given military ranks in the program, which is reflected throughout the newsletter.
Collection
Letter from Dr. J. R. E. Lee to George L. Burr Jr., 1942

Letter from Dr. J. R. E. Lee to George L. Burr Jr., 1942

Date
1942-09-21
Description
A letter from Dr. J. R. E. Lee, president of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, to George L. Burr Jr., executive director of the Florida State Defense Council, thanking Burr for recommending Zora Neale Hurston as a potential candidate for the State Defense Council's Advisory Committee on Negro Participation.
Collection
Letter from George L. Burr Jr. to Dr. J. R. E. Lee, 1942

Letter from George L. Burr Jr. to Dr. J. R. E. Lee, 1942

Date
1942-09-18
Description
A letter from George L. Burr Jr., executive director of Florida's State Defense Council, to Dr. J. R. E. Lee, president of Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, recommending Zora Neale Hurston as a potential candidate for the State Defense Council's Advisory Committee on Negro Participation.
Collection
Letter from Mary McLeod Bethune to George L. Burr Jr., March 27, 1941

Letter from Mary McLeod Bethune to George L. Burr Jr., March 27, 1941

Date
1941-03-27
Description
A letter from Mary McLeod Bethune, president of Bethune-Cookman College, to George L. Burr Jr., executive director of the Florida State Defense Council, stating that African American Floridians would be willing to help with state and national defense during World War II.
Collection
Letter from Mary McLeod Bethune to George L. Burr Jr., September 4, 1941

Letter from Mary McLeod Bethune to George L. Burr Jr., September 4, 1941

Date
1941-09-04
Description
A letter from Mary McLeod Bethune, division director of Negro affairs for the National Youth Administration, to George L. Burr Jr., executive director of the Florida State Defense Council, expressing that she is happy the State Defense Council is developing a program to increase participation of African American Floridians in national defense during World War II.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s419_b044_f07_x02Cartoon strips featuring Lieutenant Jane, Army Nurse, promoting salvage of waste fats, 1940sTextRecycling (Waste, etc.)
World War (1939-1945)
Glycerin
Civil defense
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s419_b044_f07_x04Directory of General Salvage Committee Chairmen and State Salvage Grease Committee as of May 15, 1943TextRecycling (Waste, etc.)
Volunteers
World War (1939-1945)
Civil defense
Glycerin
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s419_b035_f07_x02Flash Message Form for World War II Civilian Aircraft Observation Posts, 1940sTextCivil defense
Civilian-based defense
World war (1939-1945)
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s419_b020_f05_01Food Fights for Freedom campaign - Mobilization Guide, ca. 1943TextFood conservation
World War (1939-1945)
Community organization--Citizen participation
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s419_b044_f07_x01Graphics illustrating the importance of salvaging waste fats during World War II, 1940sTextRecycling (Waste, etc.)
World War (1939-1945)
Glycerin
Civil defense
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s419_b060_f01_01Junior Salvage Army Bulletin, October 21, 1942TextRecycling (Waste, etc.)
Young volunteers in social service
Volunteers
Civil defense
World War (1939-1945)
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s419_b019_f15_x03Letter from Dr. J. R. E. Lee to George L. Burr Jr., 1942TextCommittees
Civil defense
Emergency preparedness
Advisory boards
World War (1939-1945)
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s419_b019_f15_x03.jpg
s419_b019_f15_x04Letter from George L. Burr Jr. to Dr. J. R. E. Lee, 1942TextCommittees
Civil defense
Emergency preparedness
Advisory boards
World War (1939-1945)
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s419_b019_f15_x04.jpg
s419_b033_f12_x02Letter from Mary McLeod Bethune to George L. Burr Jr., March 27, 1941TextCommittees
Civil defense
Emergency preparedness
Advisory board
|World War (1939-1945)
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s419_b033_f12_x02.jpg
s419_b033_f12_x03Letter from Mary McLeod Bethune to George L. Burr Jr., September 4, 1941TextCommittees
Civil defense
Emergency preparedness
Advisory boards
World War (1939-1945)
/fpc/memory/omeka_images/collections/broadsides/thumbnails/s419_b033_f12_x03.jpg