Schools at War, North School, Portland, c. 1942

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Students and faculty at North School on Munjoy Hill filled in a "Schools at War" booklet sponsored by the War Savings staff of the U.S. Treasury and the Office of Education, to show how they were involved in the effort to win World War II.

Students around the country participated in various programs, such as selling War Bonds and Stamps, and collecting scrap metal to be sold and recycled. American students raised millions of dollars to support the war effort.

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About This Item

  • Title: Schools at War, North School, Portland, c. 1942
  • Creation Date: circa 1942
  • Subject Date: circa 1942
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper, photographic prints, crayon, pencil
  • Local Code: Coll. 808, Box 1/10
  • Collection: North School records
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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