Community Health Institute - St. Petersburg - program

297352
Date
1943-02-17
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program outlining Community Health institute sponsored by local and state health organizations.
Type
text

"A V Letter for You" pamphlet

297385
Date
1942
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Pamphlet for Victory Corps encouraging young people to stay healthy; includes suggestions for keeping good health in preparation for the war effort.
Type
text

"Help Beat the Axis with Prophylaxis" flier

297396
Date
1942
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Flier advising service men to use prophylactics to prevent venereal disease; includes a list of army medical stations that provide them.
Type
text

Leaflet encouraging Leon County citizens to grow food at home, ca. 1940s

297595
Date
1943
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Leaflet published by the Food and Agricultural Committee of the Leon County Defense Council during World War II. The leaflet encouraged farm families to conserve food supplies by growing more food at home, and lists suggested quantities. The language of the document includes an appeal to the patriot...
Type
text

Victory Farm Volunteers brochure, July 1943

297596
Date
1943
Collection
Selected Documents
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

Oath of Allegiance for Rebecca Lamar Hickey, 1943

297597
Date
9/13/1943
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Oath of allegiance for Rebecca Lamar Hickey of Apalachicola in Franklin County. Mrs. Hickey had assumed the office of Chairman of the Division of Recreation in the Franklin County Defense Council, a local subsidiary of the State Defense Council.
Type
text

Be a Victory Farm Volunteer in the U.S. Crop Corps - poster

297598
Date
1943
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Poster encouraging boys and girls to become Victory Farm Volunteers through the U.S. Crop Corps. This was a program jointly managed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the various state education departments to encourage young men and women to take up farmwork to ease the labor shortage during...
Type
text

Plant a Victory Garden, Our Food is Fighting - poster

297599
Date
1943
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Poster encouraging families to grow their own vegetables in "Victory Gardens." By producing their own food, American families would help conserve supplies of processed foods for use by American soldiers and other operatives.
Type
text

Rationing Means a Fair Share for All of Us - poster

297600
Date
1943
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Poster encouraging citizens to comply with the rationing system in place during World War II. Many consumer goods such as rubber, fuel, meat, bread, sugar, and other items were strictly rationed to conserve supplies for the war effort.
Type
text

Serve Our Fighting Men Abroad, Conserve These Services at Home - poster

297601
Date
1943
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Poster encouraging citizens to conserve electricity, water, communications, and transportation space for the war effort. Government agencies used a variety of posters and slogans to encourage citizens to fight waste and hoarding during World War II.
Type
text

Save Your Cans, Help Pass the Ammunition - poster

297602
Date
1943
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Poster encouraging citizens to save cans and turn them in so they could be recycled for wartime purposes during World War II. The poster includes instructions for preparing the cans for reuse. The image used in the poster is signed by McClelland Barclay, US Navy Reserve.
Type
text

Official Civilian Defense Insignia - poster

297603
Date
1942
Collection
Selected Documents
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

Florida Buys for Victory - U.S. Defense Bonds & Stamps - poster

297604
Date
1942
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Poster promoting Florida's support for the effort to buy U.S. war bonds and stamps.
Type
text

Find Your War Job in Industry - Agriculture - Business - poster, 1943

297605
Date
1943
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Poster produced by the United States Office of War Information showing a woman working at a machine saying, "I've found the job where I fit best." The poster encourages citizens, women in particular, to get jobs in industry, agriculture, or business.
Type
text

Grow Your Own, Can Your Own - poster, 1943

297606
Date
1943
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Poster encouraging citizens to grow and preserve their own food to help conserve processed food supplies for wartime use. This was Poster #57 produced by the United States Office of War Information. The poster's princpal image depicts a woman and her daughter canning vegetables together.
Type
text

Work on a Farm This Summer, Join the U.S. Crop Corps - poster

297607
Date
1943
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Poster encouraging citizens to work on a farm during the summer months to help ease the ongoing farm labor shortage during World War II. The poster directed readers to see the nearest U.S. Employment Service location or a local county agent to learn more about joining the U.S. Crop Corps.
Type
text

Be a Cadet Nurse, the Girl with a Future - poster

297608
Date
1943
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Poster encouraging women to sign up to join the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps during World War II. Distributed by the United States Office of War Information.
Type
text

What Women Do in the WAAC - poster

297609
Date
1943
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Poster describing women's contributions in the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, as well as what they were typically paid. The poster describes typical duties and eligibility requirements.
Type
text

Join the Army Nurse Corps - poster, 1943

297610
Date
1943
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Poster encouraging women to join the U.S. Army Nurse Corps during World War II. Interested citizens could apply at Red Cross recruiting stations.
Type
text

Memo, E.J. Keefe to Merchants of Fruits and Vegetables - March 24, 1942

299291
Date
1942-03-24
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This memorandum was written by E.J. Keefe, Chairman of the Food Division of the Hillsborough County Defense Council, and R.D. Jackson, Chairman of the Agriculture Division of the same organization. The purpose of the memo was to encourage shippers, purchasers, and other people involved in the market...
Type
text

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

299298
Date
1943-10-01
Collection
Selected Documents
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, J.M. Williams to C.D. Newburn regarding black markets, 1943

299299
Date
1943-06-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
This letter was written by J.M. Williams, State Supervisor of the Food Distribution Administration headquartered in Jacksonville, to C.D. Newburn, Chairman of the Hernando County Food Advisory Committee. The purpose was to encourage Newburn to step up local efforts to curtail the black market in mea...
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

Program, Florida War Recreation Conference - Jacksonville, 1942

318834
Date
1942-10-22
Collection
Selected Documents
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

Florida Folks Have the Right Idea -- They Like Greens! - poster, ca. 1940s

318833
Date
1940
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Poster produced by the Florida State Board of Health encouraging Floridians to eat more greens. The poster explains the high vitamin content of turnip greens, collards, and kale, even mentioning that these three greens are even better than spinach ('Why doesn't somebody tell Popeye these things?'). ...
Type
text

Crestviews newsletter - June 1, 1942

318832
Date
1942-06-01
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
June 1, 1942 edition of a newsletter titled "Crestviews," published by members of the Civilian Public Service Program residing at Camp Crestview in Okaloosa County, Florida. The Civilian Public Service program provided conscientious objectors with an alternative to military service during World War ...
Type
text

Map of Aircraft Warning Service Observation Posts in Florida, 1941

318478
Date
1941-09-20
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Map of Florida counties showing the number of Aircraft Warning Service observation posts in each county. The map differentiates between posts that had been assigned and those that had actually been established. The map notes that 211 of the state's 881 assigned observation posts were at existing fir...
Type
text

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

318477
Date
1942
Collection
Selected Documents
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.
Type
text

Community Health Institute - St. Petersburg - program

324349
Date
1943-02-17
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program outlining Community Health institute sponsored by local and state health organizations.
Type
text

Fort Clinch State Park Opening, November 16, 1940 - program

324350
Date
1940-11-16
Collection
Selected Documents
Description
Program outlining the events of the formal opening of Fort Clinch State Park in Fernandina on November 16, 1940 as well as a breif history.
Type
text

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