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ILLINOIS STATE ARCHIVES


Illinois at War, 1941-1945

A Selection of Documents from the Illinois State Archives

Documents 1-50

Illinois at War, 1941-1945 Introduction

  1. Communication Of Condolences Regarding The Death Of A Sailor At Pearl Harbor
    December 7, 1941
  2. Communication From The Clay City Marshal Concerning Civil Defense
    January 1, 1942
  3. Communication From The Museum Of Science And Industry Concerning Evacuation
    January 20, 1942
  4. Communication Regarding A Kankakee County Scrap Drive
    February 16, 1942
  5. Air Raid Warning-Army Flash
    1942
  6. The Magnesium Bomb
    1942
  7. Communication From The Aurora Chief Air Observer Concerning Preparedness
    February 19, 1942
  8. Communication From The Neponset Sportsmen's Club Concerning Civil Defense
    March 23, 1942
  9. Communication From The Pekin Chief Air Raid Warden Concerning Defense Training
    March 31, 1942
  10. Victory Garden Diagram
    March 1942
  11. Communication From The Joliet Chief Observer Concerning Defense Training
    May 6, 1942
  12. Communication Concerning The Dependents Of A Naval Enlistee
    June 18, 1942
  13. Industrial Mobilization Report Abstract
    July 1942
  14. Communication From Hannah A. Woods Of The Illinois Association Of Colored Women
    August 6, 1942
  15. Communication From The Chicago Civilian Morale Committee
    September 4, 1942
  16. Special Bulletin #14 For Victory Speakers
    September 20, 1942
  17. Communication From Rev. J. Mueller Concerning Lutheran Services In The German Language
    September 26, 1942
  18. This Is A V-Home Placard
    September 30, 1942
  19. Office Of Price Administration Press Release Concerning Rubber Conservation
    October 11, 1942
  20. Mechanic's Suit Description And Illustration
    1942
  21. War Food Communique No. 1, Meat Rationing
    October 1942
  22. Defense News From Illinois State Council Of Defense, City Children And Farm Work
    February 22, 1943
  23. Communication From Miss E. Shelley Concerning Alarm Clocks
    March 1, 1943
  24. Winnebago County Civilian Defense Council Table Of Organization
    March 1943
  25. Communication From The Clark County Director Of Civilian Defense Concerning Blackout Violations
    August 7, 1943
  26. Communication From The Lake Street School P.T.A. Vice-President Concerning Teachers And Travel Restrictions
    October 1, 1943
  27. OPA Price Special Directive 184, Hamburger
    October 19, 1943
  28. Communication From Mrs. George Buckley Concerning Sugar Rationing
    November 9, 1943
  29. You Too Are On The Firing Line, Waste Elimination
    1943
  30. Communication From Mrs. William Van Proyen Concerning American POWs In The Philippines
    November 23, 1943
  31. Communication From The War Relocation Authority Concerning Japanese-Americans Relocated In The Chicago Area
    December 6, 1943
  32. Car Pooling Promotion
    1943
  33. A Billion-Acre War Plant, America's Farms
    1943
  34. WAC Essay Contest Information, Facts About The WACs
    1943
  35. Women Of Illinois Can Help Win The War, Save All Fats And Greases
    1943
  36. Division For Delinquency Prevention Newsletter
    1943
  37. Resolution Of The Polish Roman Catholic Union Of America Concerning The Partition Of Their Homeland
    January 25, 1944
  38. Communication Of Condolences Regarding The Death Of A Soldier Near Aachen, Germany
    September 14, 1944
  39. Communication From The Chairman Of The Women's Division Of The Warren County War Council Concerning Her Service Hours
    October 2, 1944
  40. Staff Sergeant Clyde L. Choate's Medal Of Honor Citation
    October 25, 1944
  41. Communication From The Department Of Public Safety Concerning War Contributions Of Prisons
    January 24, 1945
  42. Communication Of Condolences Regarding The Death Of A Marine At Iwo Jima
    March 1, 1945
  43. Communication From The St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church Concerning A Neon Cross
    March 9, 1945
  44. 1,000 lb. Horse, Diagram of Byproducts
    1945
  45. Communication From The Office Of Price Administration Concerning The Postwar Transition
    August 20, 1945
  46. Communication From Mrs. Wm. D. Battey Concerning Day-Care
    August 25, 1945
  47. Communication From Pvt. Michael Zulevich Concerning Service In The China-Burma-India Theater
    October 1, 1945
  48. Communication From Pfc. Rudolph Cornacchia Concerning Service In Saudi Arabia
    October 5, 1945
  49. Communication From Georg Blunder Concerning His Son, A Prisoner of War
    November 14, 1945
  50. Communication From Charles W. Todd Concerning Foreign Involvement
    December 8, 1945