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The Resource Prairie forge : the extraordinary story of the Nebraska scrap metal drive of World War II, James J. Kimble

Prairie forge : the extraordinary story of the Nebraska scrap metal drive of World War II, James J. Kimble

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Prairie forge : the extraordinary story of the Nebraska scrap metal drive of World War II
Title
Prairie forge
Title remainder
the extraordinary story of the Nebraska scrap metal drive of World War II
Statement of responsibility
James J. Kimble
Title variation
Extraordinary story of the Nebraska scrap metal drive of World War II
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the wake of Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt called for the largest arms buildup in our nation's history. A shortage of steel, however, quickly slowed the program's momentum, and arms production fell dangerously behind schedule. The country needed scrap metal. Henry Doorly, publisher of the Omaha World-Herald, had the solution. Prairie Forge tells the story of the great Nebraska scrap drive of 1942-a campaign that swept the nation and yielded five million tons of scrap metal, literally salvaging the war effort itself. James J. Kimble chro
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kimble, James J.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Salvage (Waste, etc.)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Scrap metals
  • Salvage (Waste, etc.)
  • Nebraska
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Economics
  • Salvage (Waste, etc.)
  • Scrap metals
  • Nebraska
  • United States
Label
Prairie forge : the extraordinary story of the Nebraska scrap metal drive of World War II, James J. Kimble
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Home front, battlefront -- The scrap deficit; or how not to win a war -- Henry Doorly and the Nebraska plan -- Summertime scrapping in the city -- Mobilizing greater Nebraska -- The second-half comeback -- The Nebraska plan goes national -- Epilogue: home front, battlefront (revisited) -- Appendix: Nebraska county scrap results
Control code
ocn874029820
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803254152
Lccn
2013044119
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1d9jqnp
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)874029820
Label
Prairie forge : the extraordinary story of the Nebraska scrap metal drive of World War II, James J. Kimble
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Home front, battlefront -- The scrap deficit; or how not to win a war -- Henry Doorly and the Nebraska plan -- Summertime scrapping in the city -- Mobilizing greater Nebraska -- The second-half comeback -- The Nebraska plan goes national -- Epilogue: home front, battlefront (revisited) -- Appendix: Nebraska county scrap results
Control code
ocn874029820
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780803254152
Lccn
2013044119
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1d9jqnp
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)874029820

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