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    • 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 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.
    • The Vox

    • Radio stations; Universities & colleges; Periodicals
    • Featuring: interviews with the Sticker Guy, the Toothpick Guy, & the Punk Rock Baskin-Robbins Girl, poetry scene update, How To check Yer Oil for Nimrods, How to Make a Turducken, more conspiracy theories from Carl, and more stories from the Cab...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Higgins Industries

    • Business and Industry; Military and War; Science and Technology; Transportation
    • For nearly thirty years, the boat building company founded by Andrew Jackson Higgins was an important fixture in New Orleans. Higgins specialized in shallow-draft boats suitable to the bayous of Louisiana. With World War II that reputation enabled...

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