Tuesday, February 19, 2013
In a book about all-girl jazz orchestras, I just discovered the WWII Double Victory Campaign. A cafeteria worker in an airplane plant wanted victory over the axis powers abroad AND victory over racial discrimination at home. J. Edgar Hoover tried to close down the Pittsburgh Courier, an African-American newspaper that promoted the Double V.
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