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Blair County Historical Society Lecture Series: Scrap Drives and Victory Gardens: The Blair County Home Front in WWII

June 26, 2019

7:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Location:
Baker Mansion History Museum
3419 Oak Lane
Altoona, PA  16603

The Blair County Historical Society is pleased to present its annual lecture series at the Baker Mansion History Museum. The talks take place in the lecture room in the basement level of the Mansion. All talks are free and open to the public, although donations are gratefully accepted.


June 26
Scrap Drives and Victory Gardens: The Blair County Home Front in WWII
By James Lowe

The home front was an integral part of American victory in World War II. From war bonds to victory Gardens and scrap drives to rationing, this presentation focuses on wartime America with specific information on Altoona. On display will also be a plethora of artifacts from the home front during the war years. This talk coincides with Baker Mansion’s new WWII exhibition.

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