This Mt. Vernon Mills ceremony,held in Columbia, on October 27, 1943, presents the Army-Navy flag to one of the units in the mill for buying the most E-Bonds. Such ceremonies helped promote the sale of bonds.
Courtesy of the South Carolina State Museum.
- Along with the rest of the world, the United States and South Carolina experienced economic instability during this period. As a result, political instability and worldwide conflict consumed the world in the 1940s. Following World War II, the United States emerged as a world leader through political policies and economic growth.
- This indicator was designed to promote inquiry into military and economic policies during World War II, to include the significance of military bases in South Carolina. This indicator was also developed to foster inquiry into postwar economic developments and demographic changes, to include the immigration of Jewish refugees following the Holocaust.