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War work

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Ellis Searles, "History of Marion County, Indiana in the World War" scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: V407
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four scrapbooks organized by Ellis Searles entitled "History of Marion County, Indiana in the World War." Created between 1914 and 1918 in Indianapolis, they are organized as follows:

Vol. 1: History

Vol. 2: History

Vol. 3: Pictures and exhibits

Vol. 4: Bass Photo Company pictures
Dates: 1914-1918

Indiana War History Commission collection

 Collection
Identifier: L585
Scope and Contents This collection contains the administrative files of the Indiana War History Commission, including a detailed history of the group, publication plans and ingoing and outgoing correspondence. The commission collected information from most Indiana counties during World War I. This information falls into two categories: service records of soldiers, used for the publication of the "Gold Star Honor Roll" and "Indiana's Roll of Honor"; and war histories, records of civilian activities,...
Dates: 1917-1989

Knights of Columbus of Indiana collection

 Collection
Identifier: V573
Scope and Contents This collection includes six scrapbooks from the Knights of Columbus of Indiana ranging from 1918 May-1920 January regarding World War I war efforts and activities within the organization. Volumes include detailed biographical information of its members, photographs, correspondence, clippings and event programs.
Dates: 1918 May-1920 Jan.

Mildred D. Harrod papers

 Collection
Identifier: L284
Scope and Contents This collection includes letters; business and financial papers; greeting cards; funeral notices; newspaper clippings; advertisements; election information; social and club announcements, programs, and homefront war information from Mildred D. Harrod and various authors in the United States ranging from 1835 to 1973 regarding business, finances, social organizations, war information, and family matters.
Dates: 1835-1973

Olive B. Lewis papers

 Collection — Folder S0833
Identifier: S0833
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of propaganda publications collected by Olive B. Lewis, ranging from 1940 to 1941 and prior to the United States entering World War II. Included in the collection are copies of "What Can I Do?" by the America First Committee of Indianapolis; a Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies pamphlet with suggestions for local chapters; "Hitler Spy...or Loyal American?" by Loyal Americans of German Descent; "Facts About the Committee to Defend America by...
Dates: circa 1939-1941

Paul Garrett, "When Your Boy Gets Home" speech

 Collection — Folder S2495
Identifier: S2495
Scope and Contents This collection includes a speech given by Paul Garrett, General Motors vice president, to the Hoosier State Press Association at the Hotel Lincoln in Indianapolis, Indiana, on March 10, 1944, regarding the focus on war production until the end of World War II, especially Indiana's capacity to help, as well as journalism's role in the war.
Dates: 1944/03/10

Stenotype Company photograph collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SP028
Scope and Contents This collection includes photographs from the Stenograph Company in Indianapolis, Indiana ranging from circa 1913 to 1919 regarding the company's workers, equipment, and factory in Mars Hill, workers engaged in munitions manufacturing during World War I, residential homes on a street, and a banquet hosted by the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce for transportation commissions on October 16, 1919.Eight panoramic and one oversize photographs from the collection are located in an...
Dates: circa 1913-1919

World War I French war orphan photographs

 Collection — Folder SP130
Identifier: SP130
Scope and Contents This collection contains 3 black-and-white photographs of French war orphans assisted by war work in Indiana during World War II with handwritten notes of gratitude to their benefactors in French and English. One photograph likely taken in Saint-Malo, Bretagne, France shows an 8-year old child named Pierre Mordrel in 1917, which has a note on the back that reads, "Souvenir affectueux de Pierre Mordrel à son aimable bienfaifrice Mrs. Lucius B. Swift." The other photographs show young men who...
Dates: 1917-circa 1930

World War I, Indiana War Records, Colored Section documents

 Collection — Folder S0730
Identifier: S0730
Scope and Contents This collection, authored by Elder Watson Diggs, includes data bearing upon the part in which colored citizens of Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana took in World War I ranging from 1917 to 1919.
Dates: 1917-1919