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Department of Highways World War II History

This collection (NvSA-000200) contains the records of the Department of Highways, World War II from 1942-1946. The 1 c.f. of materials consist of research materials and narratives relating to Nevada’s involvement in the war.

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General Files

At the conclusion of World War II, the Department of Highways undertook to compile a history of Nevada's participation in the war. The project was under the direction of Fred G. Greulich, secretary of the Nevada War History Committee and a Department of Highways staff member. The files consist of manuscripts covering several aspects of wartime Nevada. Included are narratives on the United Service Organization's (USO) activities in Nevada and on USO chapters in Hawthorne and Las Vegas. Other papers cover Red Cross work, Nevada residents in the Marine Corps, mining operators and property, Navy recruiting, and operations of the Southern Pacific and Union Pacific railroads.


1 cu. ft.

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