On the Homefront: December 1945

While military operations were going on all over the world, the people of La Crosse County were doing their part for the war effort. Local industries had switched from consumer goods to war material. With so many men in the armed forces, many jobs formerly performed by them were now done by women. Everyone had to deal with rationing of gasoline, rubber, food, and other essentials. The war touched almost every facet of life in some way or another.


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1945-12-1 La Crosse Tribune p2

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Barracks Bag Stolen

1945-12-1  La Crosse Tribune p7

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Victory Bond Proclamation

 1945-12-1 La Crosse Tribune p8

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Victory Loan Train on Dec. 7

1945-12-2 La Crosse Tribune p1

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County Lagging in Bond Sales

1945-12-2 La Crosse Tribune p2

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Victory Minstrels Show

1945-12-2 La Crosse Tribune p3

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A Letter from Home

1945-12-2 La Crosse Tribune p9

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Bond Buyers Get Tickets to Theaters

1945-12-2 La Crosse Tribune p10

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Alice Hansen Marries Sgt. Swanson

1945-12-2 La Crosse Tribune p10

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Red Cross Collecting Gifts for Camp McCoy

1945-12-2 La Crosse Tribune p16

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1st Federal Ad

1945-12-2 La Crosse Tribune p16

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Marine Corps Train to Visit City

1945-12-3 La Crosse Tribune p5

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Marion Smith Marries Veteran

1945-12-3 La Crosse Tribune p6

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Time Running Out For Victory Bond Drive

1945-12-3 La Crosse Tribune p8

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Registrants of Boards Listed

1945-12-4 La Crosse Tribune p1

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Stores Boost Bond Effort

1945-12-4 La Crosse Tribune p4

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SWAMS Serve Boys

1945-12-4 La Crosse Tribune p4

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Violet Everson Bride of Thomas Gomez

1945-12-4 La Crosse Tribune p7

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Victory Loan Train Coming

1945-12-5 La Crosse Tribune p1

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Stress Bond Selling Here

1945-12-5 La Crosse Tribune p2

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County War Fund Campaign Total

1945-12-5 La Crosse Tribune p6

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Ceiling Prices for Citrus Fruits

1945-12-5 La Crosse Tribune p11

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Victory Loan Train

1945-12-5 La Crosse Tribune p12

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Bernice Meyer Marries California Veteran

1945-12-5 La Crosse Tribune p12

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Beulah Cilley Marries Kentucky Veteran

1945-12-5 La Crosse Tribune p12

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Mary Bowen Marries Kentucky Veteran

1945-12-6 Bangor Independent p1

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Bangor Exceeds Victory Loan Quota

1945-12-6 Bangor Independent p1

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Bernice Meyer Marries California Veteran

1945-12-6 Bangor Independent p1

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Chicago and North Western Railway Buys Victory Loan Bonds

1945-12-6 Bangor Independent p1

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Mary Bowen Marries Kentucky Veteran

1945-12-6 Bangor Independent p3

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Bangor Ladies Volunteer at Camp McCoy

1945-12-6 Bangor Independent p3

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Bangor Women's Civic Club Gifts for McCoy Soldiers

1945-12-6 Bangor Independent p3

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Camp McCoy Officer to Speak at Bangor Presybyterian Church

1945-12-6 Non-Pareil Journal p5

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Navy Mothers of West Salem to Meet

1945-12-6 La Crosse County Record p1

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Victory Loan Appeal

1945-12-6 La Crosse County Record p1

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Victory Loan Sales Lagging in Onalaska

1945-12-6 La Crosse County Record p4

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War Bonds Ad

1945-12-6 La Crosse County Record p5

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Army Recruiting Ad

1945-12-6 La Crosse Tribune p1

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Public to See Marine Train

1945-12-6 La Crosse Tribune p2

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Barron's Ad for Victory Bonds

1945-12-6 La Crosse Tribune p17

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Victory Loan Train Here Tomorrow

1945-12-6 La Crosse Tribune p19

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Free Movie for a Bond

1945-12-6 La Crosse Tribune p21

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Three Corporations Allocate for Victory Bonds

1945-12-7 La Crosse Tribune p1

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Victory Bond Train in City

1945-12-7 La Crosse Tribune p10

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Greeting Victory Bond Train

1945-12-8 La Crosse Tribune p1

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Thanks County Bond Leaders

1945-12-8 La Crosse Tribune p2

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Robert St. John Speaks at Civic Forum

1945-12-8 La Crosse Tribune p8

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Bangor Meets Its Quota

1945-12-9 La Crosse Tribune p5

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Mayor Blaschke in Manila

1945-12-9 La Crosse Tribune p5

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State Guard Drill Night

1945-12-9 La Crosse Tribune p9

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A Letter from Home

1945-12-9 La Crosse Tribune p10

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Carmen Mendez to Marry ETO Veteran

1945-12-9 La Crosse Tribune p10

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Service Club Dances

1945-12-9 La Crosse Tribune p15

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Catholic War Veterans Post at St. James

1945-12-10 La Crosse Tribune p3

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Army Recruiting Ad

1945-12-10 La Crosse Tribune p5

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Dorothy Timm Marries South Dakota Veteran

1945-12-10 La Crosse Tribune p5

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State Guard Drill

1945-12-10 La Crosse Tribune p8

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Navy Mothers Serve Dinner at USO

1945-12-11 La Crosse Tribune p1

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County Meets Victory Loan Quota

1945-12-11 La Crosse Tribune p6

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War Bond Campaigns

1945-12-13 Bangor Independent p1

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Bangor Awarded Banner for War Loan Record

1945-12-13 Bangor Independent p1

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Bangor Exceeds Victory Loan Quota

1945-12-13 Bangor Independent p1

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Dorothy Timm Marries South Dakota Veteran

1945-12-13 Non-Pareil Journal p1

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Christmas Lights in West Salem first since 1941

1945-12-13 Non-Pareil Journal p1

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County War Fund Drive

1945-12-13 Non-Pareil Journal p1

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Legion to Hear Speaker On Veterans Benefits

1945-12-13 Non-Pareil Journal p1

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Red Cross Sewing Center in West Salem

1945-12-13 Non-Pareil Journal p5

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Back to Bataan at Salem Theater

1945-12-13 Non-Pareil Journal p5

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Neshonoc Light and Power Company Ad

1945-12-13 La Crosse Tribune p1

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Draft Groups Leave County

1945-12-13 La Crosse Tribune p5

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War Fund Campaign

1945-12-13 La Crosse Tribune p10

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New President of Navy Mothers Club

1945-12-13 La Crosse Tribune p18

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USO Seeks Volunteers

1945-12-13 La Crosse Tribune p22

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Soldiers Sentenced for USO Robbery

1945-12-14 La Crosse Tribune p3

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Pride of the Marines at Rivoli

1945-12-14 La Crosse Tribune p4

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Canned Goods Drive

1945-12-14 La Crosse Tribune p4

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Dorothy Timm Married to South Dakota Soldier

1945-12-14 La Crosse Tribune p4

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USO Cookies

1945-12-14 La Crosse Tribune p10

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Canned Foods Requested

1945-12-16 La Crosse Tribune p5

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LSU Vets Club Plans Cafeteria

1945-12-16 La Crosse Tribune p5

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Praise Victory Ship La Crosse

1945-12-16 La Crosse Tribune p9

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Pride of the Marines at Rivoli

1945-12-16 La Crosse Tribune p12

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Military Service Club Formals

1945-12-16 La Crosse Tribune p13

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A Letter from Home

1945-12-17 La Crosse Tribune p5

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Two Naval Officers Land Plane Here to Visit Sister

1945-12-17 La Crosse Tribune p5

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USO Center Open 24 Hours a Day

1945-12-18 La Crosse Tribune p4

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Clarice Panke Marries Pittsburgh Veteran

1945-12-19 La Crosse Tribune p1

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Redeem Bond Pledges

1945-12-19 La Crosse Tribune p5

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American Legion Plea to WW2 Veterans

1945-12-20 La Crosse Tribune p1

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Secure Bonds

1945-12-20 La Crosse Tribune p5

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Mary Blaschke Coming Home

1945-12-20 La Crosse Tribune p10

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Committee to Aid Veterans

1945-12-20 La Crosse Tribune p19

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Army Recruiting Offices

1945-12-21 La Crosse Tribune p5

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Sara Kahn Marries Minnesota Veteran

1945-12-22 La Crosse Tribune p8

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Beverly & Candace Luehne

1945-12-23 La Crosse Tribune p3

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Boards List Inducted Men

1945-12-23 La Crosse Tribune p4

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A Letter from Home

1945-12-24 La Crosse Tribune p10

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Juen Buckmaster Marries Navy Man

1945-12-26 La Crosse Tribune p2

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La Crosse District in Victory War Loan Campaign

1945-12-26 La Crosse Tribune p10

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Christmas Babies 1944

1945-12-26 La Crosse Tribune p11

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Letters from Luxembourg

1945-12-26 La Crosse Tribune p14

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Aquinas Group Visits McCoy

1945-12-27 Non-Pareil Journal p1

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Resolutions for 1946

1945-12-27 Non-Pareil Journal p2

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Best Wishes for New Year

1945-12-27 Non-Pareil Journal p2

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New Year Greetings

1945-12-27 Non-Pareil Journal p3

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Army Recruiting Ad

1945-12-27 Non-Pareil Journal p3

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Happy New Year

1945-12-27 Non-Pareil Journal p5

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Happy New Year from Arthur Herman

1945-12-27 La Crosse County Record p1

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City Fails to Meet Bond Drive Quota

1945-12-27 La Crosse Tribune p1

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Seek Rooms for Veterans to Attend College

1945-12-27 La Crosse Tribune p3

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Four Days Left in 8th Victory Loan

1945-12-27 La Crosse Tribune p4

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McCoy Dances

1945-12-27 La Crosse Tribune p5

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Marine Raiders at Wisconsin Theater

1945-12-28 La Crosse Tribune p4

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Military Service Girls

1945-12-28 La Crosse Tribune p4

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USO Cookie Tree

1945-12-28 La Crosse Tribune p5

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Butter Shortage

1945-12-28 La Crosse Tribune p5

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Hundreds Line Up for Nylon Stockings

1945-12-29 La Crosse Tribune p3

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Erickson Bakers Ad

1945-12-29 La Crosse Tribune p6

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Civic Groups Visit McCoy

1945-12-30 La Crosse Tribune p3

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Nationwide Clothing Collection

1945-12-30 La Crosse Tribune p4

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A Letter from Home

1945-12-30 La Crosse Tribune p8

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Military Service Club Girls

1945-12-31 La Crosse Tribune p4

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Marjorie Hale Engaged to Minnesota Veteran

1945-12-31 La Crosse Tribune p4

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McCoy Dances

1945-12-31 La Crosse Tribune p4

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Soldier Confesses to Taking Vehicles

1945-12-31 La Crosse Tribune p10

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Our Savior's Lutheran Church Honors Veterans