U.S. Crop Corps Certificate of Service

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U.S. Crop Corps Certificate of Service

Description

U.S. Crop Corps Certificate of Service issued to Esther Gilliland, June 1, 1943, "for patriotic service on a farm or in a food processing factory." Signed by U.S. War Food Administrator, Chairman of the War Manpower Commission, and State Director of Agricultural Extension. Certification allowed farm to employ workers during night shifts during World War II, so that farms could keep up during the labor shortage created by the War.

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Grand Valley State University. University Libraries. Special Collections & University Archives

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Growing Community (NEH Common Heritage Project)

Identifier

DC-06_Oceana_MoulE_photo-005

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Image

Language

eng

Date

1943-06-01

Citation

United States. Department of Agriculture. War Food Administration , “U.S. Crop Corps Certificate of Service,” Digital Collections, accessed October 21, 2019, https://digitalcollections.library.gvsu.edu/document/40552.
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