University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

World War II National Defense Subject File (Digital Surrogates)

Digital surrogates of World War II National Defense Subject Files of Carl Milam including correspondence on book drives (1941) and campaigns (1942-45); camp libraries (1940-41); U.S. government documents (1942-43); ALA committee activities; national defense activities of libraries in 29 states (1940-41); Japanese Relocation Centers (1943); U.S. Office of Education (1941); devastated libraries (1940-45); Office of War Information (1943-44); Surveys of Public and University Library needs (1941), and destruction of National Socialist literature by the Allies in 1946 and protests against such destruction.

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