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Finding Aid for the Federal Writers' Project of California records, 1930-1942
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Box 66, Folder 10

Gases

Box 66, Folder 11

Gasoline Rationing

Box 66, Folder 12

Gems of Patriotism - Star Spangled Banner, Gettysburg Address and Others

Box 66, Folder 13

General Information

Scope and Content

INDEX Contact between home and remote troops Netherlands fights against heavy odds Bridgeport (Conn) present Navy Vought Sikorsky Plane Messages to men reported missing British workers stay on jobs through danger Lend-Lease works both ways Gestapo chief Himmler wants to eliminate non-germans Plan to use Japanese evacuees for harvesting
Box 66, Folder 14

Germany - War

Box 66, Folder 15

Insigna

Box 66, Folder 16

Japanese

Box 66, Folder 17

Japan's Potential Strength

Box 66, Folder 18

Junk Quiz

Box 66, Folder 19

Loans - Wartime

Box 66, Folder 20

Losses - Navy

Box 66, Folder 21

Lumber

Box 66, Folder 22

Material for War

Box 66, Folder 23

Maimed

Scope and Content

Press release pertaining to persons with impaired hearing
Box 66, Folder 24

Materials #2 - Comparisons of Uses in Industry and in War

Box 66, Folder 25

Maternity Clinic Reopening

Box 66, Folder 26

Marine Corps

Box 66, Folder 27

Maritime Services

Box 66, Folder 28

Manpower Commission in War

Box 66, Folder 29

Meats

Box 66, Folder 30

Medical Services - Identification of Personnel of Emergency Medical Service

Box 66, Folder 31

Medical Services - Emergency Organization Chart - Functional Chart

Box 68, Folder 1

Transportation

Box 68, Folder 2

Agriculture and Horticulture (History of Early Agriculture in Los Angeles County)

Scope and Content

Research and Essays
Box 68, Folder 3

Tires

Box 68, Folder 4

Training for Armed Forces

Box 68, Folder 5

Germany's Aquisitions

Box 68, Folder 6

Transport Organization

Scope and Content

Printed
Box 68, Folder 7

Girls Camps

Box 68, Folder 8

Ground Observation Corps

Box 68, Folder 9

Guayule Growing in California

Box 68, Folder 10

Health

Box 68, Folder 11

Heating

Box 68, Folder 12

Hitler's Address

Box 68, Folder 13

Hollywood Writers Mobilization

Box 68, Folder 14

Household

Box 68, Folder 16

Civilian Defense - Women in Wartime

Box 68, Folder 17

Civilian Defense - Food Conservation

Box 68, Folder 19

Sugar

Box 68, Folder 20

Taxes - Income Tax and Surtax Rates

Box 68, Folder 21

Terminal Island Base Commissioned

Box 68, Folder 22

Theatre Defense Bureau

Box 96, Folder 6

United State - Army 1939

Scope and Content

Printed
Box 101, Folder 2

Aviation 1938-1941

Box 114, Folder 16

Radio 1939

Scope and Content

Research and essays
Box 117, Folder 12-13

War Information - Agriculture - Horticulture - U.S. Department of Agriculture bulletins on Citrus Fruits 1935-1939

Box 145, Folder 1

Crime - Pierce 1941-1942

Box 145, Folder 2

Pierce - War Chronology 1941-1942

Box 146, Folder 5

Hansen - War Information - Blackouts no date

Scope and Content

Research and Essays
Box 150, Folder 1

Service Mens Guide to Los Angeles - Churches 1940-1942

Box 150, Folder 2

Military Area Guides 1941-1942

Box 150, Folder 3

Serviceman's Guide to Los Angeles 1942

Box 150, Folder 4

San Bernardino Service Mens Guide 1942

Box 150, Folder 5

Santa Barbara Military Guide - Research Material 1942

Box 150, Folder 6

Servicemen's Guide - San Diego no date

Box 153, Folder 14

VACS - Personnel and Services 1942

Box 153, Folder 17

War Information - Victory Index 1941-1942

Box 153, Folder 18

Wages 1942

Box 156, Folder 1

Architecture

Scope and Content

Nonessential; Research
Box 156, Folder 2

Architecture

Scope and Content

Nonessential; Printed
Box 156, Folder 3

United States Army - Soldiers - Veterans etc.

Scope and Content

Nonessential file; Printed
Box 156, Folder 4

United States Army - Forts - Battles etc.

Scope and Content

Nonessential file; Printed
Box 156, Folder 5

United States - Navy

Scope and Content

Nonessential file; Printed
Box 156, Folder 6

United States Navy - Naval and Marine Reserves - Armory

Scope and Content

Nonessential file; Printed
Box 156, Folder 7

United States - Navy

Scope and Content

Nonessential file; Research and Essays
Box 160, Folder 1

Long Beach Guide - Wings and Warships - Blackout - Long Beach Prepares 1941

Scope and Content

Printing
Box 167, Folder 2

War Information - Out Sheets

Scope and Content

Nonessential file
Box 170, Folder 1

Santa Barbara Serviceman's Guide 1942

Box 170, Folder 2

Santa Barbara Serviceman's Guide - Duplication of Work - Prevent no date

Box 170, Folder 3

Serviceman's Guide to Los Angeles 1942

Box 170, Folder 4

Serviceman's Guide to Los Angeles (Field Notes) - Highlighting Cities 1942

Box 170, Folder 6

Servicemen's Guide - Los Angeles 1941-1942

Box 170, Folder 5

The Servicemen's Guide to the Riverside-San Bernardino Area - Completed Chapters 1940-1942

Box 176, Folder 1

WPA to the Rescue of "Okies and Arkies"

Box 176, Folder 2

WAAC's Who are the WAAC's

Box 176, Folder 3

Wallace's Speech

Box 176, Folder 4

Women in War

Box 176, Folder 5

Women - Volunteer Groups in the War

Box 176, Folder 6

Weekly News

Box 176, Folder 7

Whiskey Tax

Box 176, Folder 8

Willkie's Statement 1942

Scope and Content

Text of Wendell L. Willkie's radio speech to the nation
Box 176, Folder 9

Wings Over the World - John Dewey

Box 176, Folder 10

Wives of Industrial Employees

Box 176, Folder 11

Youth in Defense

Box 176, Folder 12

Y W C A

Box 176, Folder 13

California Democratic Council and Election Material

Box 176, Folder 14

Civilian Public Services 1943-1944

Box 176, Folder 18

Misc. Articles 1953

Scope and Content

2 articles total; 1. "Which Senator from Formosa?" from Feb. 8, 1953 Los Angeles Times; 2. "Does Striking a Guard Warrant Death?" by Willard Harper, no date.
Box 179, Folder 2

Diet and Nutrition - Mary Small 1942

Box 198, Folder 3

"Technical Air Raid Problems" 1942

Box 198, Folder 4

National Defense Monographs 1941-1942

Scope and Content

Arc welding
Box 198, Folders 5-6

Hollywood Writers' Mobilization - Production Scripts 1941-1945

Box 202, Folder 8

Civilian Defense - Open Letter to Rumor Mongers no date

Scope and Content

From box 31
Box 203, Folder 1

War Information - O.E.M. Office of Emergency Management 5/16/42-6/26/42 1942

Scope and Content

Removed from box 22 to make room
Box 206, Folder 3

War Maps - Daily Papers 1942

Scope and Content

Originally in box 154, removed to make room.
Box 206, Folder 4

Typewriters for U.S. Government 1942

Box 206, Folder 5

U.S.O. 1942

 

Workers Files 1936-1942

Scope and Content

Contains drafts, copies, notations, and documentation of work produced from Federal Writers’ Project personnel, with the bulk including Guido L. Geilfuss, Tom Thienes, Henry McCullough, True Tillson, Grace Meinen, and Harry B. Mills. Dates range from 1936 to 1942.
Box 8, Folder 1

Workers File - Wells, Harold T.

Box 8, Folder 3

Workers File - Civilian Defense - Weber, Geo. L.

Box 15, Folder 1

Von Winther, Carl P. 1940-1941

Box 15, Folder 2

Maloney, Merritt S.

Box 15, Folder 3

Lane, Maud (Santa Barbara) 1941

Box 15, Folder 4

Fuerst, Leo 1940-1941

Box 15, Folder 5

Lamberti, Katherine 1941

Box 15, Folder 6

Ketterman, H.R. 1940

Box 15, Folders 7-8

Ryder, Leo 1940-1941

Box 15, Folder 9

Weadlock, Louis 1941

Box 15, Folder 10

Welch, Ramon 1940

Box 20, Folder 1

Hugh Harlan 1936-1938

Box 20, Folder 2

Hagerman, Arthur Q. 1941

Box 20, Folder 3

Workers File - Santa Barbara - Wanzer, Fannie 1941

Box 20, Folders 4-7

Rosa Gordon 1938-1940

Box 20, Folder 8

Walters, William H. 1940-1941

Box 21, Folder 1

Workers File - Civilian Defense - Geilfuss, Guido

Box 21, Folders 4-5

Workers File - Donaldson, Robert. M.

Box 24, Folder 1

Guido L. Geilfuss 1940-1941

Box 24, Folders 2-5

Guido L. Geilfuss - Sports 1940-1941

Box 24, Folder 6

Guido L. Geilfuss - General Sports 1936-1941

Box 24, Folders 7-8

Guido L. Geilfuss - Sports 1940-1941

Box 25, Folder 1

Devonshire, Curtis S. 1941

Box 25, Folder 2

Crider, Bernice L. 1940

Box 25, Folders 3,6

Este, Louis E. 1940-1941

Box 25, Folder 5

Workers File - Civilian Defense - Clifford T. Smith 1940

Box 25, Folder 6

Stowers, Fred B. 1941

Box 25, Folder 7

Erskine, Lucile no date

Box 26, Folder 1

McKenzie, Vera L. 1939-1940

Scope and Content

Santa Barbara
Box 26, Folder 3

Hall, Christine - Santa Barbara 1941

Scope and Content

History of the Ranchos
Box 26, Folder 2

Sar, H. Stewart 1940

Scope and Content

Santa Barbara
Box 26, Folder 4

Vera McKenzie 1940

Box 26, Folder 5

Laurence S. Harris - San Bernardino 1940

Scope and Content

Reporter
Box 26, Folders 6-7

Harris, Leroy

Scope and Content

Includes folders for Encyclopedia, Relief Map of CA, Geological Survey, Sports, Preparing Inactive Editorial File Catalogue
Box 36, Folders 1-2

Este, Louis E. 1940-1941

Scope and Content

Guide Book Research Notes; American Draft Evaders in Mexico during WWI; LA Women's Clubs during WWI; CA & the Confederacy
Box 36, Folder 3

Foreman, Carl 1939-1940

Scope and Content

Penology; Hollywood; CA Encyclopedia; Sports
Box 36, Folder 4

Caldwell, Ronald - History of Long Beach, Journey to the Past, Spanish no date

Scope and Content

Research
Box 36, Folder 5

Barnard, Otis W. 1941

 

Baxter, David M. no date

Scope and Content

Social and Cultural Essay
Box 36, Folder 7

Barry, Leone M. 1940

Scope and Content

San Bernardino Guide
Box 36, Folder 8

Browne, Ellen 1940

Scope and Content

Mormons; San Bernardino Guide
Box 36, Folder 9

Ashe, Mildred G. 1940-1941

Scope and Content

Santa Barbara Guide; Santa Bernardino Guide; Gold/Silver Mining; Agriculture in Early CA
Box 36, Folder 10

Anderson, Izetta (Miss) 1940

Box 36, Folder 11

Charles M. Alexander (San Bernardino) 1940-1941

Box 36, Folder 12

Caldwell, Ronald 1941

Scope and Content

History of Long Beach; Indians; LA Guide; Early CA History
Box 39, Folder 2

Geilfuss, Guido L. 1941

Box 39, Folder 3

Heathe, Helen 1942

Scope and Content

War Chronology
Box 39, Folders 4-5

Jenks, George E. 1941-1942

Scope and Content

Music and Civilian Morals; "Rumors and Fools"; War chronology; Long Beach guide
Box 39, Folders 6-7

Kidston, William L. 1940-1942

Scope and Content

Aviation; Education; Oil Industry; Topography
Box 39, Folder 8

Hicks, Clifton R. 1940

Box 39, Folder 9

Hilker, Fred J. 1940-1941

Box 39, Folder 10

Fairfax, Robert C. 1940

Scope and Content

Automobile club; Cattle Breeding; San Bernardino Guide; Southern CA Factbook
Box 39, Folder 11

Frances Kane 1942

Scope and Content

Frozen Food Lockers; Diet; Home (Victory) Gardens; Research and Essays
Box 40, Folder 1

Guilfuss - Sports 1942

Scope and Content

Research and essays
Box 40, Folder 2-3

Geilfuss, Guido L. 1941

Box 40, Folder 4

Geilfuss - Civilian Defense 1942

Box 40, Folder 5

Geilfuss

Box 40, Folder 6

Workers File - Geilfuss, Guido 1940-1941

Box 40, Folders 7-9

Workers File - Geilfuss, Guido L. 1940-1941

Box 56, Folder 1

Workers File - Cook, Donald S. 1940

Scope and Content

Santa Barbara Guide; Motion Pictures; Southern California Encyclopedia Factbook; State Constitution; Water Conservation
Box 56, Folders 2-3

Workers File - Wagner, Thelma F. 1940

Scope and Content

Los Padres National Forest; Santa Barbara Guide; San Bernardino Guide
Box 56, Folders 4-5

Hubert Roberts - Arts and Crafts (Including Drama-Movies) Encyclopedia 1938-1940

Box 56, Folder 6

Workers File - Roberts, Hubert 1939-1941

Scope and Content

Arts and Crafts; Motion Pictures; San Bernardino
Box 57, Folder 4

Workers File - Jenks, George E. 1941-1942

Scope and Content

"Scrapbook" Smith; Morale is a Woman's Business"; Mourning Festival at Palm Springs
Box 63, Folder 1

Workers File - Walters, William H. 1940-1941

Scope and Content

Sports-related materials
Box 63, Folder 2

Workers File - Caldwell, Ronald 1940-1941

Box 63, Folder 3

Workers File - Deaderick, Eugene 1939-1940

Box 68, Folder 15

Workers File - Civilian Defense - Fuerst, Leo

Box 68, Folder 18

Workers File - Civilian Defense - Gaddis, Ivan L.

Box 71, Folder 1

Vance Hoyt - Geology 1937

Box 71, Folders 2-3

Ivan L. Gaddis 1940

Box 71, Folder 4

Donaldson, Robt. M. 1941

Box 71, Folders 5-6

Guilfuss 1941-1942

Scope and Content

Research and Essays
Box 76, Folder 1

Cates, Roy J. 1940-1941

Box 76, Folders 2-3

Weber, Geo. L. 1941-1942

Box 81, Folders 1-2

Workers File - Van Court, Carrol 1941

Box 81, Folder 3

Workers File - Small, Mary F. 1941

Box 105, Folder 9

Kotterman, Hubert R. 1940

Box 121, Folder 6

Carl Coolidge 1936

Box 124, Folder 4

Louis Este 1940-1941

Box 139, Folder 1

Workers File - Civilian Defense - Moate, John 1941-1942

Box 139, Folder 2

Workers File - Moate, John 1940-1941

Box 139, Folder 4

Workers File - Santa Barbara - Grace Meinen 1941

Box 141, Folder 2

Workers File - Romero, Ramon 1941-1942

Box 141, Folder 5

Workers File - Small, Mary F. 1942

Mixed materials 141, 204, Folders 6-8, 3

Workers File - Council B. Pierce 1940-1941

Scope and Content

Folders 6-8 in box 141; folder 3(originally folder 9) in box 204, moved because box 141 is full.
Box 44, Folder 1

Workers File - Roy J. Gates 1940-1941

Box 44, Folder 2

Gaddis 1942

Box 44, Folders 3-4, 6-7

Workers File - Geilfuss, Guido L. 1940-1941

Box 44, Folder 5

Workers File - Gaddis, Ivan L. 1942

Box 145, Folder 3

Workers Files - Civilian Defence - Mills, Harry B. 1941-1942

Box 145, Folder 4

Workers File - Martin and Mills, Harry B. 1939-1942

Box 146, Folder 6

Santa Barbara Guide - Workers File - C. Hall 1940

Box 146, Folder 9

True M. Tillson - Agriculture no date

Box 158, Folder 2

Workers File - Grace Meinen - Narrative Reports - Santa Barbara 1941

Box 158, Folder 4

Workers File - Santa Barbara - Meinen, Grace 1940-1942

Box 158, Folder 5

Ivan L. Gaddis 1940-1941

Box 158, Folder 9

Roy J. Gates - Library File 1940

Box 169, Folder 1

Workers File - Thienes, Tom 1940-1941

Box 171, Folder 11

Workers' File - McCullough, Henry W. 1940

Box 171, Folder 12

Henry W. McCullough - Factbook 1940-1941

Box 173, Folders 2-3

Workers File - Tillson, True 1940-1941

Box 173, Folder 4

Workers File - Golding, Harry 1940-1941

Box 173, Folders 5-6

Workers File - Thienes, Tom 1940-1941

Box 173, Folder 7

Workers File - Fuerst, Leo 1940-1941

Box 174, Folder 10

Workers File - Bartlett, Lanier 1938

Box 174, Folder 11

Workers File - Brackett, Robert 1941

Box 174, Folder 13

Workers File - Dolan, Don 1936-1941

Box 177, Folder 9

Workers File - Thienes, Thomas 1940-1942

Box 179, Folder 3

Workers File - Civilian Defense - Sullivan, Chas. no date

Box 179, Folders 7-8

Workers File - San Bernardino - Ruth Jo Rumble 1936-1941

Box 186, Folders 5-7

Workers File - Sullivan, Charles J. 1940-1941

Box 187, Folders 7-9

Mary Small 1940-1941

Box 194, Folder 2

Workers File - Tillson, True M. 1940-1941

Box 194, Folder 3

Workers File - Civilian Defense - Tillson, True 1942

Box 203, Folders 3-4

Walters, William H. 1940-1941

Box 204, Folder 4

Workers File - Donaldson, Robert M. 1941

 

Oversized Posters 1931-1942

Scope and Content

Comprised of 1 flat box, 1 oversized flat box, and 1 oversized folder. Posters focus primarily on World War II and civilian defense. Box 200 also includes maps of Los Angeles. Dates range primarily from 1931 to 1942.
Box 196

Posters, Cartoons, and Articles Relating to the War Effort 1942

Scope and Content

Flatbox; Collection of LA WWII posters from collection of Leo Fuerst
Box 200

Oversized War Posters and Maps 1931-1942

Scope and Content

War information and civilian defense posters from collection of Leo Fuerst; twenty in total
Box 201, Folder 1

Oversized Posters Relating to the War Effort 1941-1942

Scope and Content

War information and civilian defense posters from the collection of Leo Fuerst; oversized map folder
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