Monthly Archives: February 2014

WWII Home Volunteers – How Patriotism Sells

Everyone was expected to mobilize for the war effort during the Second World War, even Richfield housewives. It was a patriotic duty that struck at the heart of America – and an irresistible opportunity for advertisers. Any way for a … Continue reading

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From the Collection: Richfield High School Architectural Drawings

Thanks to a request from a local historian, this 1956 architectural drawing for Richfield Junior-Senior High School was unearthed. Decidedly more elegant than the building actually constructed, the school has since acquired an addition and little resembles this drawing. Are … Continue reading

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Ever Wonder What To Do In An Air Raid?

In the wake of the attack on Pearl Harbor and the American entrance into WWII, another air attack on American soil was a real fear. Air Raid Wardens were appointed on the Homefront and citizens were educated on how to … Continue reading

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