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Victory on the homefront : remembrances of Lawrence and Richland Counties in WWII

Author: David DentonLucille LanceDennis HartWSIU (Television station : Carbondale, Ill.)Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Broadcasting Service.All authors
Publisher: [Carbondale, Ill.] : SIUC Broadcasting System, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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This documentary uses oral histories to focus on the changes brought about by World War II in southeastern Illinois, specifically Lawrence and Richland counties. Other topics discussed include the construction of the air base at George Field (1942-1945) and the role Richland County oil fields played in WWII fuel production.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Denton; Lucille Lance; Dennis Hart; WSIU (Television station : Carbondale, Ill.); Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Broadcasting Service.; Olney Central College.; Illinois Humanities Council.
OCLC Number: 51749528
Notes: "This film was funded in part by a grant from the Illinois Humanities Council." -- Videocassette label.
Credits: Project directors: David Denton and Lucille Lance.
Performer(s): Narrator: Dennis Hart.
Description: 1 videocassette (78 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: Pearl Harbor. --
George Field (Lawrence Co.) Air School. --
1943 flood. --
Lawrenceville USO. --
Richland County oil. --
Industry. --
Rationing. --
Changes in lifestyle. --
Draft and deferments. --
Letters and communications. --
Emotions. --
Atom bomb. --
End of war. --
Patriotism.
Other Titles: Remembrances of Lawrence and Richland Counties in WWII
Responsibility: [co-produced by Olney Central College and WUSI].

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This documentary uses oral histories to focus on the changes brought about by World War II in southeastern Illinois, specifically Lawrence and Richland counties. Other topics discussed include the construction of the air base at George Field (1942-1945) and the role Richland County oil fields played in WWII fuel production.

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