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This Is Who We Were: In The 1940s

Table of Contents

Essay on the 1940s



Introduction



Section One: Profiles



Glassblower in 1940



Shipbuilder in 1942



Grocery Store Owner in 1942



Native American Boy in 1942



Guitar Transformer in 1942



Filipino Maintenance Worker in 1943



Securities Analyst in 1944



High School Sophomore in 1944



Boxer in 1944



Overcoming Prejudices in the US Navy in 1945



Trombonist in 1945



High School Teacher in 1945



African-American Reporter in 1946



Inventor in 1946



Civil Rights: Desegregating the Military in 1946



Homemaker in 1946



College Basketball Player in 1946



Microwave Inventor in 1947



Architect in 1948



17-Year-Old Science Fiction Enthusiast in 1948



Longshoreman in 1948



Baseball Player in 1948



Junior Safety Patrol Member in 1948



Harbor Pilot in 1949



Radio Broadcaster in 1949



Engineering Educator in 1949



Section Two: Historical Snapshots



Early 1940s



Mid 1940s



Late 1940s



Section Three: Economy of the Times



Consumer Expenditures



Annual Income



Selected Prices



Value of a Dollar Index 1860-2014.



Section Four: All Around Us—What We Saw, Wrote, Read ↦ Listened To



All Around Us—1940s.



Section Five: Census Data



State-by-State Comparative Tables: 1940, 1950 and 2010



Seventeenth Decennial Census of the United States



Census of Population: 1950



Volume I: Number of Inhabitants



Volume II: Characteristics of the Population



Part 1: United States Summary



Census of Housing: 1950



Volume I: General Characteristics



Part 1: United States Summary



Special Reports: 1950



Marital Status



Education



Fertility



Census of Agriculture: 1950



Volume II: General Report



Bibliography