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  • Subject: Higgins Industries--History
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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.
    • Script, "We, the People" Radio Program

    • Higgins, Andrew Jackson, 1886-1952; World War, 1939-1945--Equipment and supplies; Higgins Industries--History; Radio scripts
    • Script of Mr. A. J. Higgins' part in the program. Higgins was President of Higgins Industries, Inc. and Higgins Aircraft, Inc. Higgins spoke about the boats that he made for the war effort. The radio program was sponsored by the Gulf Oil Company.
    • 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.
    • 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, 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.
    • 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.

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