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“Dear Mr. President,” Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January or February 1942
Category: Community Stories, Local History, Political Issues Publisher: Library of Congress : 30 Mar, 2021 Tags:coal mining | community storytelling | Franklin D. Roosevelt | homefront war effort | newspapers | oral history | Pittsburgh | WWII | CHECK IT OUT
Description:

“Dear Mr. President” recordings.  Part of After the Day of Infamy: “Man-on-the-Street” Interviews Following the Attack on Pearl Harbor.

Created / Published: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, February 13, 1942.  Featuring Mrs. William Houghton (“housewife”), Clark W. Kelley (newspaper representative), Gladys Crawley (“Negro girl” city clerk), Paul L. Houston (cab company), John Forelli (coal miner), and George J. Shale (public safety dept).

CITATION:

Robson, William N, et al. “Dear Mr. President,” Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, January or February. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1942. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/afc1942003_sr52/>

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