University Of Toledo And Civilian Defense Training During WWII

During WWII many US colleges and universities administered college-level training for those interested in working in defense industries. This training was federally funded. Many women and minorities who would otherwise have never enrolled in college courses took part in this training. The College of Engineering at the University of Toledo was a participating institution., Previously published in: Northwest Ohio History (2009), vol. 77, no. 1: pp. 20-28
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Abstract/Description: During WWII many US colleges and universities administered college-level training for those interested in working in defense industries. This training was federally funded. Many women and minorities who would otherwise have never enrolled in college courses took part in this training. The College of Engineering at the University of Toledo was a participating institution.
Subject(s): University of Toledo; Rosie the Riveter; ESMWT (Engineering science and management war training); World War II (1939-1945); Social Aspects; Ohio; Lucas County