Official Civilian Defense Insignia - poster

297603
Date
1942
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Description
Poster showing the various insignia used by the divisions of the Office of Civilian Defense and their subsidiaries throughout the United States during World War II. The Office of Civilian Defense encouraged all citizens to volunteer in some capacity during the war - local defense councils handled wa...
Type
text

War Against Fires of War Poster, 1943

336124
Date
1943
Collection
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Description
Poster encouraging citizens to join the Fire Guard to fight fires durning World War II.
Type
text

Air Raid Precautions Have Been Taken Here Poster, ca. 1943

336125
Date
1943
Collection
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Description
Poster indicating that air raid precautions have been taken during World War II.
Type
text

What Uncle Sam Asks of You: General Orders for the Home Front, ca. 1942

339306
Date
1942
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Description
Bulletin issued by the Office of War Information with cooperation from the State Defense Council of Florida regarding rationing of gas and foodstuffs during World War II.
Type
text

Program, Florida War Recreation Conference - Jacksonville, 1942

318834
Date
1942-10-22
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Description
Program for the Florida War Recreation Conference, held October 22-24, 1942 at the Hotel George Washington in Jacksonville, Florida. Delegates from the various local defense councils in Florida attended, as well as members of community organizations performing related work. Wartime recreation was co...
Type
text

Victory Farm Volunteers brochure, July 1943

297596
Date
1943
Collection
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Description
Brochure describing the Victory Farm Volunteers program, a subsidiary program of the U.S. Crop Corps. The brochure called on American boys and girls to work on farms to help support the effort to produce the necessary amount of food for the war effort. Victory Farm Volunteers were paid wages, althou...
Type
text

Program for Southern Governor's Conference January 11-13, 1942.

297450
Date
1942-01-11
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Description
Program for the Southern Governor's Conference held at the McAllister Hotel in Miami, Florida January 11-13, 1942.
Type
text

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

299298
Date
1943-10-01
Collection
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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 fo...
Type
text

Letter from Lieutenant Colonel Mark Lance to Major General Albert Blanding, 1944

339692
Date
1944-11-20
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Description
Letter from Lieutenant Colonel Mark Lance, who was serving in the southwest Pacific, to Major General Albert Blanding regarding the possibility of Florida Guardsmen receiving extra retirement credits for active service during World War II. Lance also briefly describes military operations against the...
Type
text

Guide to Pensacola, Florida: The Annapolis of the Air - booklet, ca. 1944

318835
Date
1944
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Booklet developed by the Pensacola Municipal Advertising Board to promote Pensacola to visitors and potential residents. The booklet contains information on Pensacola's history, local attractions, public utilities, recreational opportunities, military establishments, major industries, city bus route...
Type
text

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