Helen Tylee was left alone to manage the family farm during World War II while Ben Tylee was deployed in Europe. In 1942, the Cedar Rapids Gazette ran a story on her situation, entitled 'She's a Soldier, Too" and this photograph accompanied the…
This brief advertisement cites the damage rats have inflected on wartime production and makes use of a patriotic sentiment to encourage farmers to purchase rat proof farm storage from the Caldwell Silo company.
This brief notice from the Iowa Council of Defense encourages a (presumably once included) poster to be displayed clearly so as to facilitate the building of more silos and thereby increase necessary wartime production.
A series of brief letters written to H. J. Metcalf in reference to creating additional charters for the Council of National Defense, followed by an informational document containing details about current charters work supporting the war effort.