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    • George Hicks Collection

    • Zouaves--Confederate--1860-1870; Confederate States of America. Army. Louisiana Infantry Special Battalion, 1st; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Confederate; Flags; Clippings
    • The collection consists of an oath of allegiance taken by Mr. Hicks in 1865 in North Carolina, along with a fragment of a flag that is believed to belong to the Tiger Zouaves and a newspaper article written by Charles Defour tracing the history of...
    • 1865
    • Louisiana Civil War Zouaves on the Battlefield

    • Zouaves--Confederate--1860-1870; Confederate States of America. Army. Louisiana Infantry Special Battalion, 1st; Oil paintings; Bugles; Military uniforms--Confederate--1860-1870; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military...
    • Depicts a soldier lying on the battlefield clasping a bugle.
    • Ca. 1870
    • The Mouth of the Yazoo River, Miss., with the Union Flotilla

    • Yazoo River (Miss.)--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; United States. Navy--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Steamboats
    • Steamboats on the river. From Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, 1863 Jan. 17, p. 257, bottom half. 
    • 1863-03-28
    • World War II soldiers at a dance

    • World War, 1939-1945--Military personnel--American; Soldiers--American--1940-1950; Dance floors; Dancers; Bands; Musicians; Clothing & dress; Military uniforms--United States--1940-1950
    • Men and women dancing and talking. The horn section of a band plays on the edge of the dance floor.
    • Between 1942 and 1945
    • Letter, Johnny [Gribs?] to Lucille Watson, St. Joseph, La.

    • World War, 1939-1945--Military personnel--American; Military hospitals; Soldiers--American--1940-1950; V-mail--1940-1950
    • Letter from a wounded soldier in an Army hospital. One word in the letter blacked out by censors.
    • 1944-12-07
    • Letter, Andrew J. Higgins to Lt. General H. M. Smith

    • World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies; Higgins Industries--History; Smith, Holland M. (Holland McTyeire), 1882-1967--Correspondence; United States. Marine Corps--History--World War, 1939-1945
    • Letter telling Smith that "The job is done." Higgins congratulates Smith and the U. S. Marine Corps on winning the war.
    • 1945-09-28
    • Document, Higgins Industries dispute with labor unions

    • World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies; Higgins Industries--History; Labor unions--1940-1950; Strikes
    • Document describing the background of a dispute between Higgins Industries and labor unions.
    • Ca. 1945
    • In service to America / 10,000 Higgins boats

    • World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies; Higgins Industries--History; Higgins, Andrew Jackson, 1886-1952--Portraits
    • Booklet commemorating the delivery of 10,000 Higgins boats.
    • 1944-07-23
    • Japanese bolt action rifle

    • World War, 1939-1945--Equipment & supplies; Arms & armament; Rifles--Japan
    • Rifle used in World War II.
    • Ca. 1939
    • The Eureka

    • World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Manpower; Shipbuilding industry--Louisiana--New Orleans--History; World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies; Higgins Industries--History; Shipbuilding--Periodicals; War...
    • Volume 2, Number 7 of the employee newsletter of Higgins Industries, Inc. Features stories about Higgins boats and their use in the war, advertisements to buy war bonds, photographs of employees, etc.
    • 1943-07
    • Letter, A. J. Higgins to Harvey Conover

    • World War, 1939-1945--Economic aspects--United States; World War, 1939-1945--Manpower; Shipbuilding industry--Louisiana--New Orleans--History; Higgins, Andrew Jackson, 1886-1952--Correspondence; World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies; Higgins...
    • Letter discusses the status of the factory, morale of the employees, manpower shortages due to war, and productivity. Higgins notes that the factory is building more ships for the Navy than all the other companies combined.
    • 1943-08-12
    • Radio Campaign and Timetable for U.S. Crop Corps

    • World War, 1939-1945--Economic & industrial aspects--United States; Farming--United States--1940-1950; Radio broadcasting--United States--History--20th century; Agricultural laborers--United States; Labor supply--United States; World War,...
    • Outline of a radio campaign to disseminate information about the shortage of farm labor help due to the war. Document discusses local and national radio programs and the best way to publicize the farm labor shortage.
    • Ca. 1941
    • Give the axis the V sign, girls!

    • World War, 1939-1945--Caricatures and cartoons; New Orleans (La.)--Newspapers; Political cartoons; Women; Defense industry; Airplanes; Airplane propellers; Labor supply; Clothing & dress
    • World War II-era editorial cartoon, published in New Orleans newspaper. Cartoon depicts a female worker holding an airplane propeller. A flag reads, "15,000 women wanted to train for New Orleans war industries." Airplanes fly overhead.
    • Ca. 1945
    • Grade I tires

    • World War, 1939-1945--Caricatures and cartoons; New Orleans (La.)--Newspapers; Political cartoons; Oil wells; Automobiles; Consumer rationing
    • World War II-era editorial cartoon, published in New Orleans newspaper. Cartoon shows a "B" bookholder looking at new tires on a car with Louisiana oil wells in the background. Margin of cartoon shows editorial marks.
    • Ca. 1940
    • How lucky we are!

    • World War, 1939-1945--Caricatures and cartoons; New Orleans (La.)--Newspapers; Political cartoons; Consumer rationing; Seafood industry--Louisiana; Triton (Greek mythology); Seafood; Family
    • World War II-era editorial cartoon, published in New Orleans newspaper. Cartoon features King Triton presenting a plate of Louisiana seafood to a family. The father of the family reads a newspaper announcing "meat to be rationed."
    • Ca. 1945
    • No duds from here please!

    • World War, 1939-1945--Caricatures and cartoons; New Orleans (La.)--Newspapers; Political cartoons; Consumer rationing; Housewives; Soldiers--American--1940-1950; Bombs; Kitchens
    • World War II-era editorial cartoon, published in New Orleans newspaper. Cartoon depicts a soldier saying, "Those axis murderers will think I'm dropping a fire cracker instead of a block buster." A housewife looks on, horrified. The side of the...
    • Ca. 1945
    • Draft registrants 18-46 take notice!

    • World War, 1914-1918--Recruiting & enlistment--United States;War posters--American--1910-1920;Lithographs--Color--1910-1920;Fremont (Calif.);United States. Army--Recruiting & enlistment--1910-1920;United States. Army--Officers;
    • Poster urging eligible draftees to attend infantry officers' training school at Camp Fremont, California.
    • ca. 1917
    • Columbia calls / Enlist now for U.S. Army

    • World War, 1914-1918--Recruiting & enlistment--United States;Columbia (Fictitious character)--1910-1920;Flags--American--1910-1920;War posters--American--1910-1920;Lithographs--Color--1910-1920;
    • Columbia holding a flag and a sword while standing on top of a globe, with text of poem by Halsted "Columbia Calls." Halsted is the designer and Aderente is the painter.
    • Ca. 1916
    • Il cibo vincera la guerra

    • World War, 1914-1918--Posters;World War, 1914-1918--Social aspects--United States;Food supply--1910-1920;World War, 1914-1918--Economic & industrial aspects--United States;War relief--1910-1920;War...
    • Poster of immigrants on a ship with the statue of liberty in the background.
    • Ca. 1917

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