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Guide to the George F. Hodges Collection 2009.76
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World War II 1940-1945

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet (5 folders and one small box)
 

War-related Ephemera 1940-1945

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet

Scope and Contents note

Includes various items related to the home front during WWII in Santa Clara County, CA such as ration books, Selective Service classification cards, various mailing and publications, war saving stamps books and unused stamps, etc.
 

Commonwealth Club of California 1942-1943

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet

Scope and Contents note

Includes a letter and enclosed card soliciting enrollment in active service and in one of the club’s War Service committees, as well as six copies of "The Commonwealth: Official Journal of the Commonwealth Club of California."
 

Civilian Defense Materials 1941-1942

Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet (2 folders and 1 small box)

Scope and Contents note

Includes 2 folders and one small box of materials and communication related to George F. Hodges' position as a Precinct Warden in the San Jose Defense Council.
 

Recipes 1940-1945

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet

Scope and Contents note

Recipes clipped from newspapers, magazines and products containers related to war-time food preparation. Also contains a Victory Garden Guide published by Standard Oil Company of California.
 

Work, Education and Civic Involvement 1930-1960

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet (4 folders)
 

Santa Clara County Forum 1928-1944

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, a roster of members, and minutes, mainly comprising of a list of resolutions, from the Forum.
 

Permanente Cement Company & Kaiser Industries publications, etc. 1947-1950

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet

Scope and Contents note

Various publications and materials distributed by the Permanente Cement Company and Kaiser Industries.
 

American Steel Institute Publications 1945-1960

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet

Scope and Contents note

Several issues of the "Steel Facts" publication as well as some publication inserts.
 

Education/school related materials 1930-1952

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet

Scope and Contents note

Materials related to education and schooling in San Jose, CA. Materials from San Jose Public Schools' Department of Adult Education, San Jose High School, San Jose State College (San Jose State University), and the San Jose State College alumni organization.
 

Concert and Performance Attendance Paraphenalia 1934-1955

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet (3 folders)
 

Concert and performance newspaper clippings 1939-1950

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet

Scope and Contents note

Clippings from local newspapers related to various performances attended by Grace “Evelyn” Wahrer and guests in the San Jose area.
 

Event programs, posters, souvenir magazines, and ticket stubs 1938-1955

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet

Scope and Contents note

Programs, posters, souvenir magazines, and ticket stubs from concerts, performances, speeches and other events in the San Jose area. Some materials are autographed.
 

Scrapbook of local concerts and performances 1934-1938

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet (1 scrapbook)

Scope and Contents note

One scrapbook containing programs, newspaper clippings, and ticket stubs from local concerts and performances.
 

Ephemera 1927-1945

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet (4 folders)
 

Ephemera 1935-1978

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet

Scope and Contents note

Business cards, rulers, concrete calculator, nail file books, and ad cards from Santa Clara County businesses; sample ballots, campaign posters, items from the Santa Clara County Fair, etc.
 

Correspondence 1927-1945

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet

Scope and Contents note

Includes 1 postcard and 2 letters. The postcard was addressed to Mary Leona Hodges and the letters to Grace “Evelyn” Wahrer.
 

Newsletters and publications 1943-1950

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet

Scope and Contents note

Various newsletters and publications from PG&E, California Sate Automobile Association, Reliance Life Insurance, Goodwill and Joshua Hendy Iron Works.
 

Magazines 1941-1942

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet

Scope and Contents note

Copies of Newsweek, Better Homes and Gardens, Fortune, and McCalls.
 

“When Santa Clara County Was Young” clippings 1941-1942

Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 0.1 Linear feet

Scope and Contents note

Nearly continuous collection of newspaper clippings from the Santa Clara Evening News column.