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Home Fronts, World War II

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Name: Home Fronts, World War II
Date: January 17, 2021
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST
Event Description:
Iowa did more than its share to supply goods to help win World War II. Dr. Lisa Ossian will tell that story on Sunday, January 17 at 2 pm. The program will come to your home via Zoom.
Dr. Ossian has researched and published a book The Home Fronts of Iowa, 1939 – 1945. Ordnance plants in Burlington and Ankeny and the Maytag industry produced guns, bullets, bombs and other military necessities. Iowa exceeded records in War Bond Drives. Farmers, men and women, met food goals.
Dr. Ossian is a professor of history at Des Moines Area community College and has served on numerous state and national educational boards. She has been a Humanities Iowa speaker for many years.
The program is sponsored by Atlantic Rock Island Society Enterprise (ARISE). It is supported by Atlantic Community Promotion Commission and made possible by Humanities Iowa.
Using Zoom makes it possible to reach up to 100 people in your own homes. No masks and social distancing required. Find the link to the Sunday program  Zoom at What’s New on the ARISE web site,
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Sunday, January 17th-2:00pm
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