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    • 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.
    • Higgins boat

    • Higgins Industries--History; World War, 1939-1945--Economic & industrial aspects--United States; Defense industry; Shipbuilding industry--Louisiana--New Orleans--History; Boats
    • A Higgins boat in the water.
    • Mcguire memorandum

    • Higgins, Andrew Jackson, 1886-1952--Correspondence; Higgins Industries--History; World War, 1939-1945--Economic & industrial aspects--United States; Defense industry; Shipbuilding industry--Louisiana--New Orleans--History
    • Memo citing Major General Holland Smith's praise of the Higgins boat.
    • Letter, A. J. Higgins to J. K. Byrne

    • Higgins Industries--History; Byrne, J. K.--Correspondence; Defense industry; Shipbuilding industry--Louisiana--New Orleans--History; World War, 1939-1945--Economic & industrial aspects--United States
    • Letter discusses the Higgins production rate and government support of Higgins.
    • Higgins boat

    • Higgins Industries--History; World War, 1939-1945--Economic & industrial aspects--United States; Defense industry; Shipbuilding industry--Louisiana--New Orleans--History; Boats; Photography
    • Three men riding a Higgins boat through the water. One man is taking a photograph.
    • A record unequaled

    • Higgins Industries--History; Defense industry; Shipbuilding Industry--Louisiana--New Orleans--History; World War, 1939-1945--Economic & industrial aspects--United States
    • Copy of an editorial from the New Orleans Times-Picayune, August 9, 1943 commending Higgins Industries for its service.
    • 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.

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