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War Movies for Higgins Employees: Women in Defense

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On 17 and 18 September 1942, several thousand employees of Higgins Industries flocked to the New Orleans Municipal Theater for special free showings of war films. The hour-and-a-half reel was compiled of the short films: World at War, Battle of Midway, Solomon Island News, Letter from Bataan and Women in Defense—which most certainly resonated with many in the audience.

Post by Curator Kimberly Guise.

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