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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Subject is exactly "V-J Day, 1945"
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World War II "V-J Day" Proclamation, 1945

World War II "V-J Day" Proclamation, 1945

Date
1945-08-10
Description
V-J Day proclamation signed by Florida Governor Millard Caldwell proclaiming the 24 hours after the announcement of Japan's surrender during World War II as V-J Day. Governor Caldwell is calling for Floridians to maintain the "solemnity and dignity of the occasion" by avoiding "boisterous conduct." He urged all establishments that dispensed alcohol to close for twenty-four hours following the announcement of the surrender.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
s13_v015_309World War II "V-J Day" Proclamation, 1945TextWorld War, 1939-1945
World War II
V-J Day, 1945
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