Item BosunsWhistle_VAN19450511_0519 - The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 05, Number 19

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The Bo's'n's Whistle, Vancouver Edition, Volume 05, Number 19


  • 1945-05-11 (Creation)


Newspapers, 11 in. x 17 in., 8 pages

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Employee newspaper for Vancouver Shipyard covering shipyard productivity and current projects, safety and injury reports, war bond drives, employee sports leagues, award recipients, and human-interest stories. Topical coverage in this issue includes: An article on “V-mail” blueprints to expedite ship repair; an article on Henry J. Kaiser’s appeal to West Coast shipyard workers to continue working after V-E Day; an article on the 7th War Loan house; an article on using salt tablets to ease “heat fatigue;” an article on the 7th War Loan show performed in Vancouver; an article on the welding suggestion contest; an article on the Vancouver victory garden contest; an article on Vancouver Northern Permanente Foundation Family Plan coverage; an article on a Vancouver flowering plant sale; the Stubby Bilgebottom comic strip; an article on women’s postwar goal—returning to their families and household chores; the Worker Speaks column; an article about an eye infection (pink eye) outbreak at the Vancouver Shipyard; an article on Vancouver Shipyard workers continuing to work after V-E Day.

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  • english

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