SS8H9 – Impact of WWII on Georiga

Primary Sources

Use the links at the bottom of the thumbnails to see the original item on the relevant site or to download a PDF. For a full bibliography of sources for this set, see the teacher guide. Continue to page two for other literary and informational texts and  links to relevant websites.

“Georgia Schools at War, 1944.” This booklet, likely created for distribution at schools, informs the reader about war bonds and projects of Georgia school children to help in the war effort. . Courtesy of the Georgia Historical Society
Download PDF of booklet

Lamar Q. Bell Photograph Collection: World War II in Georgia.
Link to full collection on Georgia’s Virtual Vault

McEvoy Shipyard during WWII, Collection of Photographs, 1870-1960, MS1361MP. Courtesy of the Georgia Historical Society. Download JPG.

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Union Bag & Paper Company, Union Camp , 1942. Courtesy of the Georgia Historical Society
Download PDF with two photographs

USO Club, St. Mary’s Catholic School Dance.Courtesy of the Georgia Historical Society. Download JPG.

Letter from President Franklin D. Roosevelt to William Dodd, Ambassador to Germany. December 2, 1935.
Link to full letter at the FDR Presidential Library and Museum
Link to letter from Dodd to FDR on Oct. 30, 1935