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Suggestions for neighborhood block leaders, 1943

Suggestions for block leaders

Many women served as block leaders during the war, helping to organize and promote neighborhood civilian defense measures and to raise community morale. Under the direction of Mrs. C.J. Otjen, chair of the Wisconsin Block Plan Organization, 40,000 women around the state joined in the effort, planting gardens, sharing rides, and providing support to other women. This booklet offered block leaders some suggestions for fostering community spirit and revitalizing wartime consciousness.

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Related Topics: World Wars and Conflicts
The World War II Military and Home Fronts
Creator: Wisconsin Block Plan Organization
Pub Data: Wisconsin Block Plan Organization,Wisconsin State Council of Defense, 1943. (WI Def 2.6/2 B48)
Citation: "Suggestions for Block Leaders." (Wisconsin Block Plan Organization,Wisconsin State Council of Defense, 1943); Online facsimile at:; Visited on: 4/20/2014
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