Tag Archives: World War Two

Living History Photos: Aluminum Drive July 24 – 25, 1941

While looking through our collections this week we came across this picture labelled “National Defense Program” Aluminum Drive – July 24 -25, 1941 We thought we would we share the memory. The photo appears to be of Boy Scouts and … Continue reading

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Happy “Franksgiving!”

Turkey Red, Turkey Blue, Turkey Says,  “Happy Franksgiving to You!” No, rest assured this is not a blog about Halloween crossing over into Thanksgiving.  This is just a brief peak at a moment in history when the United States struggled … Continue reading

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A Veteran’s View: Dale Elliot

Since 2004, libraries across the world have organized events about freedom and issues that matter to their communities during the month of September. This grassroots project favors free over fee, public over private, and voices over silence.   Throughout the week of … Continue reading

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A Veteran’s View: Joan McAdams

Since 2004, libraries across the world have organized events about freedom and issues that matter to their communities during the month of September. This grassroots project favors free over fee, public over private, and voices over silence.   Throughout the week of … Continue reading

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Graduates of World War II

The beginning of June this year brings two things to my mind: high school graduations and the 65th anniversary of D-Day.  Thinking of those, I began to peruse our year book collection in Special Collections. The 1942, 1943, and 1944 … Continue reading

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