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Subject Headings

The names of states and terriorities are spelled out when they appear after the topic.

Example: Prisoners of war -- Michigan--Ionia County

Subject Headings:

African Americans
African Americans  United Sta [State or Territory]
African Americans  History  1877-1964
African Americans  History 20th century
Children United States [State or Territory] History
Concentration camps United States [State or Territory]
Cooking, American  History  20th century
Country life United States [State or Territory]
Defense industries United States [State or Territory]
Economic conversion United States [State or Territory]
Families  United States [State or Territory]
Fashion  History  20th century.
Hispanic Americans
Hispanic Americans United States [State or Territory]
Indians of North America  History
Indians of North America United States [State or Territory]
Industrial mobilization United States [State or Territory]
Japanese Americans
Japanese Americans United States {State or Territory]
Japanese Americans  Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.
Japanese Americans  History
Japanese Americans  History 20th century
Jews United States [State or Territory]
Jews  United States  History  
Jews  United States  History  20th century
LaborUnited States [State or Territory]
Labor and laboring classes United States [State or Territory]
Labor movement United States [State or Territory]
Labor policy  United States [State or Territory]
Manufacturing industries United States  [State or Territory]
Mexican Americans
Mexican Americans  United States {State or Territory]
Mexican Americans  History
Mexican Americans  History  20th century
Nationalism United States  [State or Territory]
Nineteen forties
Patriotism  [State or Territory]
Popular culture United States [State or Territory]
Popular music  United States [State or Territory]
Popular music  United States  1941-1950
Posters, American.
Prisoners of war United States [State or Territory]
Propaganda, American  [State or Territory
Propaganda, American  History  20th century.
Rationing  [State or Territory]
Savings bonds – United States
Subversive activities  [State or Territory]
United States. Army
United States. Army Air Forces
United States. Army. Women's Army Corps
United States. Coast Guard
United States. Marine Corps
United States. Marine Corps. Womens Reserve
United States. Naval Reserve. Women’s Reserve
United States. Navy
War Economic aspects United States [State or Territory]
War and civilization  History  20th centry
War and society United States History 
War and emergency powers United States [State or Territory]
War brides United States
Women United States [State or Territory]
Women  [State or Territory]  History  20th century
Women  [State or Territory] Social conditions
Women  Employment  United States [State or Territory]
Women  History  20th century
Women's Air Service Pilots (U.S.)
Working class United States [State or Territory]
World war, 1939-1945   African Americans [Asian Americans, Chinese Americans, Japanese Americans, Indians, Mexican Americans]
World war, 1939-1945   Children United States [State or Territory]
World war, 1939-1945   Civilian relief United States [State or Territory]
World War, 1939-1945  Conscientious objectors  [State or Territory]
World War, 1939-1945  Economic aspects
World War, 1939-1945  Finance  [State or Territory]
World War, 1939-1945  Food supply  [State or Territory]
World War, 1939-1945  Influence
World War, 1939-1945  Law and legislation  [State or Territory]
World War, 1939-1945  Manpower  [State or Territory]
World War, 1939-1945  Moral and ethical aspects
World War, 1939-1945  Motion pictures and the war
World War, 1939-1945  Music and the war
World War, 1939-1945  Participation, African American
World War, 1939-1945  Participation, American
World War, 1939-1945  Participation, Chinese Americans
World War, 1939-1945  Participation, Indian
World War, 1939-1945  Participation, Japanese American
World War, 1939-1945  Participation, Jewish
World War, 1939-1945  Participation, Mexican American
World War, 1939-1945  Personal narratives, American
World War, 1939-1945  Posters.
World War, 1939-1945  Prisoners and prisons, American [German, etc.]
World War, 1939-1945  Propaganda
World War, 1939-1945  Public opinion
World War, 1939-1945  Social aspects United States [State or Territory]
World war, 1939-1945   United States [State or Territory]
World War, 1939-1945  War work  United States [State or Territory]
World War, 1939-1945  Women.


Subdivisions for Locations

Below are listed standard subdivisions for towns, counties, and other levels of local governments.  Use the “old style” abbreviations for states. when they appear after the locality. Do not use the Postal abbreviations. See: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0110468.html for the abbreviations.

The format is: [location] ([state abbeviation]) -- [Subdivision]

Examples:

Cleveland (Ohio) -- History -- 20th century.

Detroit Metropolitan Area (Mich.) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century

Meridian Township (Mich.) – Economic conditions

Monongahela River Valley (W. Va. and Pa.) -- History

Subdivisions:

-- Civilization

-- Civilization -- 1918-1945.

-- Civilization -- 20th century

-- Description and travel

-- Economic conditions

-- Economic conditions -- 20th century

-- Economic policy

-- Economic policy -- 1918-1945.

-- Economic policy -- 20th century

-- History -- 1933-1945

-- History – 20th century

-- Politics and government  -- 1933-1945.

-- Politics and government  – 20th century

-- Race relations

-- Race relations – 20th century

-- Social conditions -- 1933-1945

-- Social conditions --20th century

-- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945

-- Social life and customs --20th century

 

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