From celery city to navy town : the impact of Naval Air Station Sanford during World War II (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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From celery city to navy town : the impact of Naval Air Station Sanford during World War II

Author: Lewis W Metzger, V.
Publisher: Orlando, Fla. : University of Central Florida, 2010.
Dissertation: M.A. University of Central Florida 2010
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Document : Thesis/dissertation : State or province government publication : eBook   Computer File : English
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This thesis examines how Naval Air Station (NAS) Sanford impacted the nearby city economically, demographically, and socially during World War II. City commission minutes, newspapers, and census data highlight the efforts of city leaders and their cooperation with the federal government to get a naval base established at Sanford. Thereafter, it assesses the ways in which a naval base garnered economic and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Academic theses
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Material Type: Document, Thesis/dissertation, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lewis W Metzger, V.
OCLC Number: 668248552
Notes: Adviser: Robert Cassanello.
Description: x, 130 pages : maps
Details: System requirements: World Wide Web browser and PDF reader.; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: by Lewis W. Metzger V.

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This thesis examines how Naval Air Station (NAS) Sanford impacted the nearby city economically, demographically, and socially during World War II. City commission minutes, newspapers, and census data highlight the efforts of city leaders and their cooperation with the federal government to get a naval base established at Sanford. Thereafter, it assesses the ways in which a naval base garnered economic and demographic development, and organizing among African Americans in a southern city.

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