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FROM CELERY CITY TO NAVY TOWN: THE IMPACT OF NAVAL AIR STATION SANFORD DURING WORLD WAR II

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Date Issued:
2010
Abstract/Description:
This thesis examines how Naval Air Station (NAS) Sanford impacted the nearby city economically, demographically, and socially during World War II. City commission minutes, newspapers, and census data highlight the efforts of city leaders and their cooperation with the federal government to get a naval base established at Sanford. Thereafter, it assesses the ways in which a naval base garnered economic and demographic development, and organizing among African Americans in a southern city.
Title: FROM CELERY CITY TO NAVY TOWN: THE IMPACT OF NAVAL AIR STATION SANFORD DURING WORLD WAR II.
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Name(s): Metzger V, Lewis, Author
Cassanello, Robert, Committee Chair
University of Central Florida, Degree Grantor
Type of Resource: text
Date Issued: 2010
Publisher: University of Central Florida
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: This thesis examines how Naval Air Station (NAS) Sanford impacted the nearby city economically, demographically, and socially during World War II. City commission minutes, newspapers, and census data highlight the efforts of city leaders and their cooperation with the federal government to get a naval base established at Sanford. Thereafter, it assesses the ways in which a naval base garnered economic and demographic development, and organizing among African Americans in a southern city.
Identifier: CFE0003349 (IID), ucf:48439 (fedora)
Note(s): 2010-08-01
M.A.
Arts and Humanities, Department of History
Masters
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Subject(s): New Deal
World War II
Social History
naval bases
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/ucf/fd/CFE0003349
Restrictions on Access: public
Host Institution: UCF

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