ERIC Number: EJ534973
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Roosevelt's World War II Army of Community Service Workers. Children and Their Teachers.
Field, Sherry L.
Social Education, v60 n5 p280-83 Sep 1996
Profiles the extraordinary World War II public support efforts conducted by school children and teachers across the United States. Encouraged by the Roosevelt administration, teachers and pupils mobilized support for war bond sales and salvage collection drives. Many children raised "Victory Gardens" producing food to help the war effort. (MJP)
Descriptors: Business Cycles, Capitalism, Community Support, Cooperative Programs, Economic Factors, Economic Impact, Federal Programs, Junior High Schools, Middle Schools, Modern History, Presidents of the United States, Public Policy, Public Service, Public Support, School Community Programs, School Community Relationship, School Involvement, Secondary Education, Social History, Social Studies, Student Participation, United States History, Volunteers, World War II
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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