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    • Yuma School District One multimodal planning study

    • Arizona Department of Transportation
    • Yuma Elementary School District (Yuma County, Ariz.)--Transportation; School children--Transportation--Arizona--Yuma; Local transit--Arizona--Yuma--Planning.
    • Yuma School District (“District”) One is one of the oldest and largest districts in Yuma, encompassing the majority of Yuma city limits with currently: 12 elementary schools, 5 middle schools and over 9,000 students, covering several low to...
    • Oral History with Gloria Duarte

    • Duarte, Gloria
    • Yuma County (Ariz.); Immigration and the transnational experience; Agricultural laborers--Arizona; San Luis (Ariz.); Chavez, Cesar, 1927-1993; Mexican Americans--Arizona; Immigration and Naturalization Service
    • Gloria Serrano Duarte is a field worker from San Luis, Arizona. Born in San Luis, Mexico, Ms. Duarte immigrated to the United States with her parents at a young age. Because of the laws at the time, howerver, she was forced to return to Mexico,...
    • The American Soldier, 1886

    • McBarron, H. Charles
    • Yellowstone National Park. United States. Army. Cavalry, 1st.
    • In the foreground two poachers are skinning a buffalo. They have been surprised by a 1st Cavalry patrol, part of a detail assigned to Yellowstone National Park to cut down on poaching after the Department of the Interior was authorized to request...
    • Yellow Perch (Perca flavescens)

    • Raver, Duane
    • Yellow perch.
    • The yellow perch is native to much of the northern U.S. east of the Rocky Mountains, down the Atlantic coast as far south as Georgia, and well into Canada. Popular for its mild flavor, the yellow perch is sought after in both sport and commercial...
    • Return From Mach 6

    • Machat, Michael
    • X-15 (Rocket aircraft). White, Robert M. (Robert Michael), 1924-2010. Edwards Air Force Base (Calif.). Mach number.
    • In the center foreground we see X-15, the first manned aircraft to fly into Earth orbit and land at a predetermined location. The X-15 was flown by Maj. Robert M. White and landed at Edwards AFB. This was a tremendous breakthrough in aviation,...
    • Allied Military Currency 1/2 Mark

    • 1944 Forbes Lithographic Manufacturing Company-Boston, Massachusettes
    • WW2- Currency; World War II (1939-1945); World War II Artifacts; Nazi Germany and the Holocaust
    • This AMC banknote in square in shape and is stamped with green ink denoting it as worth ½ a Reichmark. The style of the note itself resembles the American dollar bills with a leafy design around the border and an intricate watermark with a large...
    • Poster

    • Unknown
    • WW2 - Currency; World War II (1939-1945); World War II Artifacts; Nazi Germany and the Holocaust
    • This document declares that a soldier died a hero’s death. “Getreu seinem Fahneneid starb im Kampf um die Freiheit Grossdeutschlands …… den Heldentod für Führer, Volk und Vaterland” [Faithful to the pledge of the flag …. died in the fight for the...
    • Allied Military Currency 5 Mark

    • 1944 Forbes Lithographic Manufacturing Company-Boston, Massachusettes
    • WW2 - Currency; World War II (1939-1945); World War II Artifacts; Nazi Germany and the Holocaust
    • This AMC banknote is square in shape and is stamped with magenta ink denoting it as worth 5 Reichmark. The style of the note itself resembles the American dollar bills with a leafy design around the border and an intricate watermark with a large...
    • Alllied Military Currency 1 Mark

    • 1944 Forbes Lithographic Manufacturing Company-Boston, Massachusettes
    • WW2 - Currency; World War II (1939-1945); World War II Artifacts; Nazi Germany and the Holocaust
    • This AMC banknote in square in shape and is stamped with blue ink denoting it as worth 1 Reichmark. The style of the note itself resembles the American dollar bills with a leafy design around the border and an intricate watermark with a large “M”...
    • Save Waste

    • Koerner, Henry
    • World War, 1939-1945.
    • Part of a program to obtain glycerine for explosives, bringing in a pound of fat was worth a few cents (and later on, a couple ration points). This program was not a sweeping success, however, since the reuse of fat was a common cooking practice at...
    • Teamwork, Firepower, Responsibility

    • Unknown
    • World War, 1939-1945.
    • A sergeant (foreground) stands over an open box of .30 caliber ammunition packed in bandoleers for easy carrying by infantryman. A soldier resting on a Sherman tank hands a Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR) down to another soldier. The BAR was the...
    • Intelligence Officers in the Field

    • U.S. Army
    • World War, 1939-1945. World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Philippines--Leyte Island.
    • The combination of aerial mapping and easily portable radio made air spotting sections, like the one pictured here, a potent intelligence gathering tool. This particular section was a part of the Leyte Island campaign in the Philippines. Maps could...
    • What Inflation Means

    • Office of Price Administration
    • World War, 1939-1945. United States. Office of Price Administration.
    • This poster makes the case for price control, helping to limit inflation and preventing prices from skyrocketing in the face of limited supply.
    • Work on a Farm...This Summer

    • Douglass Crockwell, Spencer
    • World War, 1939-1945. United States. Crop Corps.
    • The U.S. Crop Corps was an umbrella organization that contained groups like the Women's Land Army and the Victory Farm Volunteers, all devoted to agricultural work. As in so many other industries, a shortage of adult men meant women and teenagers...
    • The American Soldier, 1945

    • McBarron, H. Charles
    • World War, 1939-1945. United States. Army. Division, 5th. United States. Army. Armored Division, 4th. United States. Army. Army, 3rd. Sherman tank.
    • A major of the 5th Infantry Division can be seen in the foreground, with his private first class radioman in the right background. In the left background are several tank crewmen of the 4th Armored Division standing in, on, and around an M-4...
    • The CIC On Post-War Duty

    • U.S. Army
    • World War, 1939-1945. United States. Army. Counter Intelligence Corps. Japanese American soldiers.
    • Japanese Americans, known as Nisei during World War II, were often put in roles that capitalized on their language skills and cultural knowledge. This service to their nation was all the more incredible when considered against the backdrop of U.S....
    • Counter Intelligence Corps

    • U.S. Army
    • World War, 1939-1945. United States. Army. Counter Intelligence Corps. Fort Sheridan (Ill.).
    • The Counter Intelligence Corps (CIC) was created in World War II to defend against enemy intelligence efforts directed at the Army. Part of that training is learning enemy symbols and rank insignia, as these men are doing.
    • Direction Finder

    • U.S. Army
    • World War, 1939-1945. United States. Army. Armored Division, 3rd. Radio direction finders.
    • A sergeant of the 3rd Armored Division operates a radio direction finder. What a difference 20 years makes! This same unit, now the size of a small chest, took up an entire truck in World War I. Individual vehicles could carry a radio direction...
    • I'm Counting on You!

    • Helguera, Leon
    • World War, 1939-1945. Uncle Sam (Symbolic character).
    • Uncle Sam admonishes Americans to avoid discussing potentially important information such as troop movements; concern over Axis spies learning information like departure times for convoys or equipment shortages was genuine. Uncle Sam is still a...
    • Protect His Future

    • Nichols, Ruth
    • World War, 1939-1945. Savings bonds.
    • Posters like these often exhorted Americans to not only buy bonds, but hold them until they matured (typically a 10 year process with war bonds). While a person might miss out on the interest paid by a bond, they could get their purchase price...
    • 85 Million Americans Hold War Bonds

    • United States Treasury Department
    • World War, 1939-1945. Savings bonds.
    • A man's hand holding Treasury bonds mimics the hand of the Statue of Liberty. The number of war bond holders here is impressive since it constituted a little over 60% of the U.S. population at the time.
    • Buy Now For the Bigger 7th War Loan Through Payroll Savings

    • United States Treasury Department
    • World War, 1939-1945. Savings bonds.
    • A group of men and women proffer money, presumably in response to a call for buying more U.S. bonds through the War Loan program. Bond drives and rallies were very popular, using celebrities, war heroes, and patriotism to help finance the Allied...
    • You Can't Afford to Miss Either!

    • Sawyers, Martha
    • World War, 1939-1945. Savings bonds.
    • A sailor mans an anti-air machine gun on a ship (note the life vest) while a damaged plane plummets from the air. Bonds were an important part of financing both World Wars; rallies featuring a celebrity or war hero were often held to help sell more...
    • Care is Costly

    • Triedler, Adolph
    • World War, 1939-1945. Savings bonds.
    • A wounded American soldier rests with a heavily bandaged hand and a bandaged wound on his leg. Often forgotten as a cost of war by the public, care for the wounded required an enormous infrastructure as well.
    • Let 'Em Have It

    • Perlin, Bernard
    • World War, 1939-1945. Savings bonds. Perlin, Bernard, 1918-2014.
    • A U.S. soldier prepares to throw a grenade in this piece to promote the 4th War Loan.
    • Victory - Now You Can Invest in It!

    • Cornwell, Dean
    • World War, 1939-1945. Savings bonds. Cornwell, Dean, 1892-1960.
    • Created by Dean Cornwell, a hugely successful illustrator and oil painter, this poster exhorts Americans to "invest" in victory. War bonds typically cost 75% of what they returned after 10 years (i.e. a bond bought for $18.75 paid out $25), so...

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