World War II Military Program File, 1941-1943 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 41/1/15
Volume: 0.3 cubic feet
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Description: World War II Military Program File concerning higher education and national defense during World War II, including selective service documents showing military induction scheduling for Illinois men and newspaper articles showing the role of "Illini and the war." Chief correspondents include President Arthur C. Willard, Dean Fred Turner, Military Band Director Austin A. Harding, and Army Air Corps General Harold H. Arnold. The National Association of Deans and Advisors of Men published a newsletter, NADAM, which was circulated on college campuses. Among the military bulletins are statements from Henry L. Stimson, Secretary of War. Civil Service, Coast Guard, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Marines, Maritime Commission, Navy and Army/Army Air Corps circulars promoted recruitment and military training for University students.