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This newspaper article from the Fort Scott Tribune details the size of both the buildings and the labor force to be used at the shell loading plant in Parsons, Kansas. Once built, the Parsons plant produced artillery munitions throughout World War II.

Creator: Fort Scott Tribune
Date: May 31, 1941

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This item can be used to introduce students to the efforts of non-combatants in the U.S. during World War II.

11th Grade, Benchmark 2, World War II home front (indicator 6)

Item Number: 217236
Call Number: Newspaper Clippings, Kansas Ordinance Plans, Parsons, K623.4, K13, Clipp., V.1, p. 1-78.
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 217236

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