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A pocket guide to Hawaii, 1944

Historic Government Publications from World War II

A pocket guide to Hawaii, 1944

Millions for Defense, 1940

Millions for Defense, 1940

Works for Victory, 1945

Works for Victory, 1945

Your War and your Wages, 1942

Your War and your Wages, 1942

Indians in the War, 1945

Indians in the War, 1945

War Facts, 1942

War Facts, 1942

Tomatoes on your Table, 1944

Tomatoes on your Table, 1944

 Wartime canning of fruits, vegetables, 1943

From Wartime canning of
fruits, vegetables
, 1943

About the Collection

Holding library: Fondren Library

U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsmen, 1943Overview

The Historic Government Publications from World War II contains 343 Informational pamphlets, government reports, instructions, regulations, declarations, speeches, and propaganda materials distributed by the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) during the Second World War. The documents are held by SMU Central University Libraries' Government Information Resources department.

The documents, which reflect the thinking of the time, range widely in topics. You can view information on many categories, such as women's issues, children's issues, pocket guides to other countries, and more. You can view series, like the Victory Bulletin and 10 issues of the State Summary of War Casualties.

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The GPO's Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) is SMU's digital preservation partner for this collection.

SMU has published two other digital collections of World War II materials: the Melvin C. Shaffer World War II Photographs and the Frank J. Davis War II Photographs.

The Melvin C. Shaffer World War II Photographs and images depict the indigenous populations and local conditions of North Africa, Italy/Southern France, and Germany from the years 1943 to 1945. Frank J. Davis’ frontline photographs and images portray life during World War II, including images from Washington, DC, Italy, France, and Saipan.

Items in SMU Libraries Digital collections are digitized following the nCDS Digitization Guidelines and Procedures. Digital collections are created under the guidelines of the nCDS Filenaming, Workflow, and Metadata Guidelines, or through specialized metadata profiles tailored for the collection.

This file may be freely used. Please cite Government Information Resources, Southern Methodist University as the source of this file. For more information contact ncds@smu.edu.

For more information about the collection, please contact ncds@smu.edu.