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Almanac Contents 1. Mobilization - industrial conversion, industrial-military complex institutionalized, employment expansion, end of Great Depression, government war agencies and commissions to promote home front mobilization 2. Financing the War - taxes, war bond drives, scrap drives, controlling the wartime economy, wage and price controls, rationing, victory gardens, consumer goods controls, Federal Revenue stamps 3. Farming Prosperity - production expands and prices rise, fewer but bigger farms, rise in status of farmers 4. Working Women - industry jobs, managing home life, service women's clubs 5. Women in Uniform - military roles on the home front 6. Miracle of War Production - industrial expansion and population relocations 7. Politics During the War - presidential politics in 1940 and 1944, end of some New Deal programs, congressional elections of 1942, congressional actions, Victory Tax, conservative coalition 8. Ethnicity on the Home Front - Black Americans, Japanese internment, Mexican braceros program, German Americans, Italian Americans 9. Wartime Entertainment - Hollywood productions, USO shows, recruiting and bond posters, book clubs, rise of the paperback, radio programs, patriotic songs, the pin-up, jitterbug dance 10. Home Front Organizations - military bases, U.S. merchant marine, U.S. Public Health Service, Army Transportation Corps, American Red Cross, support organizations, community centers, Selective Service, German and Italian POW camps 11. Civil Defense - Civil Defense, Civil Air Patrol, Coast Guard auxiliary, U.S. Coast and Geodetic Service, 12. Everyday Life - a cross-section of how America's regions changed and made adjustments to war, blackouts, curfews 13. Transition to Peacetime (1943-1945) - postwar industrial transition to consumer good production, G.I. Bill education and home ownership, baby boom, television media growth, big business versus small business in transition, legacies of the Home Front experience
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: World War, 1939-1945 United States Juvenile literature, World War, 1939-1945 Social aspects United States Juvenile literature, United States History 1933-1945 Juvenile literature, United States Social conditions 1933-1945 Juvenile literature