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United States Office of War Information

Overview
Works: 1,547 works in 2,057 publications in 1 language and 13,266 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Maps  Atlases  Historical films  Short films  Propaganda films  War films 
Roles: prn, Editor, Publisher, Photographer
Classifications: TR820.5, 779.9973917
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Bound for glory : America in color, 1939-43 by Paul Hendrickson( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 180 full-color photographs from the Library of Congress's Farm Security Administration collection, taken by FSA photographers from 1939 to 1943, creating a portrait of America as it began to emerge from the Great Depression and prepared to fightWorld War II
A War atlas for Americans( )

4 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Times of sorrow & hope : documenting everyday life in Pennsylvania during the Depression and World War II : a photographic record( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American handbook by United States( Book )

6 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation and expansion of the handbook designed originally for the use of the Office of war information outposts throughout the world. A condensed version by the News and feature bureau of the Office of war information was published in London, 1943, under title: A handbook of the United States of America
The Memphis Belle a story of a flying fortress by William Wyler( Visual )

7 editions published between 1944 and 2007 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the crew of the bomber Memphis Belle on a war-time mission over Germany during World War II, including preparations for the raid, the takeoff from England, the flight, bombing the submarine base at Wilhelmshaven, and the return to base
The true glory from D-Day to the fall of Berlin by Carol Reed( Visual )

2 editions published between 1943 and 2009 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary films produced by the Allied military during 1944-1945 as a permanent visual record of the campaigns in Europe. Covers every major engagement from D-Day to the fall of Berlin. Disc 1: The true glory: Widely regarded as one of the greatest war documentaries ever made and utilized the footage of combat cameramen from nine nations. From Italy to D-Day: Covers the war in Europe from July 1943 to June 1944 and concentrates on the land operations of the Western Allies
Michigan remembered : photographs from the Farm Security Administration and the Office of War Information, 1936-1943( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the collection of the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress are more than 1500 photographs of the state of Michigan during the depression and wartime years of the 1930s and 1940s, taken by some of the most talented photographs of that generation." "The FSA photographs have become the nation's visual memory of these trying times. Michigan Remembered contains 150 of these images, chosen to represent various geographic areas of Michigan, the economic diversity of the state and its people, and a broad range of subjects ranging from urban and industrial scenes of Detroit and the surrounding areas to images of the Upper Peninsula and rural and community life in the Lower Peninsula."--Jacket
U.S. news review( Visual )

2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newsreel contains stories about Veronica Lake getting her hair cut to promote worker safety, how absence from factory jobs can affect soldiers, how women going to war is affecting the care of children, British planes bomb Bremen, a sing-along version of the Army Air Corps song
U.S. news review( Visual )

2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

News stories include the introduction of the Mosquito reconnaisance bomber, the war in New Guinea, urging those at home to repair appliances as new ones are not available, the bombing on Naples, Italy, a letter to his fellow workers from machinist Arthur Hocking whose son has been killed in the war urging them to do everything possible to wind up the war, the United States Coast Guard song is played over scenes of Coast Guard life
The photographs of Ben Shahn by Ben Shahn( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The True glory( Visual )

28 editions published between 1945 and 2007 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary depicting the World War II campaign in Europe from D-day to V-E Day. Includes an introduction by Dwight D. Eisenhower
Battle stations for all : the story of the fight to control living costs by United States( Book )

6 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This booklet outlines the ways that American citizens at home during the war can help to control inflation and living costs in their communities
The photographs of Gordon Parks by Gordon Parks( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fotografier fra Library of Congress' samling
The photographs of Marion Post Wolcott by Marion Post Wolcott( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radar, a report on science at war by United States( Book )

6 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prelude to war by Frank Capra( Visual )

7 editions published between 1942 and 1993 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews events from 1933 to 1939, including the Japanese conquest of Manchuria, the Italian conquest of Ethiopia, and the rise of Hitler. Also discusses the Axis plan of world conquest
War jobs for women by United States( Book )

6 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A booklet prepared for women seeking jobs during World War II
Women in WWII( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Whether it was by volunteering on the home front, serving in the military or working on production lines, women were definitely America's secret weapon during World War II. Before the Second World War, women were viewed mainly as wives and mothers. But during the war, that all changed. See how in Women of World War II, a special collection of 13 National Archives films, including one featuring Eleanor Roosevelt"--Container
Handbook of emergency war agencies by United States( Book )

4 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

State absentee voting and registration laws by United States( Book )

2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Bound for glory : America in color, 1939-43
Alternative Names

controlled identityUnited States. Department of State. Interim International Information Service

controlled identityUnited States. Office for Emergency Management

controlled identityUnited States. Office for Emergency Management. Division of Information

controlled identityUnited States. Office of Coordinator of Information

controlled identityUnited States. Office of Facts and Figures

controlled identityUnited States. Office of Government Reports

Amerika Gasshukoku Senji Johokyoku

Amerika Senji Johokyoku

Biuro Informacji Wojennych.

Biuro informacyj wojennych Stanw Zjednoczonych

Bi︠u︡ro informat︠s︡ii S.Sh.A.

Bi︠u︡ro voennoĭ informat︠s︡ii S.Sh.A.

Etats-Unis Office d'information de guerre

tats-Unis. Office for Emergency Management. Office of War Information

Etats-Unis War information office

Hypēresia Plērophoriōn tōn Hēnōmenōn Politeiōn

Informat︠s︡ionnoe bi︠u︡ro S.Sh.A.

O.W.I.

Office d'information de guerre des Etats-Unis.

Office d'information de guerre des tats-Unis d'Amrique

Office of War Information.

Oficina de Informacin de Guerra de los EE. UU.

OWI

Secretaria das Informaes de Guerra dos E.U.A.

Stany Zjednoczone. Office for Emergency Management. Office of War Information.

Ufficio informazioni di guerra degli Stati Uniti d'America

United States. Office for Emergency Management. Office of War Information

United States. Office of war information

United States. War information office

United States. War Information, Office of

Upplsingaskriftstofu Bandarkjanna

アメリカ ガッシュウコク センジ ジョウホウキョク

アメリカ センジ ジョウホウキョク

アメリカ戦時情報局

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English (145)

Covers
Times of sorrow & hope : documenting everyday life in Pennsylvania during the Depression and World War II : a photographic recordMichigan remembered : photographs from the Farm Security Administration and the Office of War Information, 1936-1943The photographs of Ben ShahnThe photographs of Marion Post WolcottPicturing Texas : the FSA-OWI photographers in the Lone Star State, 1936-1943